ASPCA Raids AR Puppy Mill, Rescues 175 Small Dogs

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A message from Animal Joy: Please, people, if you must get (buy) a specific breed from a breeder rather than do a rescue, just make sure you go to the breeder’s home and/or you see the mom of the pup. If you are told to meet them somewhere they are probably not a true and […]

Kentucky Woman Charged in Puppy Mill Case; Neglected Dogs Receiving Care

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Earlier this month, News Alert reported that the ASPCA Field Investigations and Response Team was on the ground in Rowan County, Kentucky, caring for more than 100 dogs rescued from a puppy mill. Soon after, the owner of those dogs, Patricia Blevins, was arrested. She now faces a whopping 46 counts of animal cruelty. Blevins, […]

New ASPCA Program Takes Action to Prevent Animal Hoarding

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It happens more often than you might think: ASPCA Humane Law Enforcement (HLE) Agents receive a call about a New York City resident who, like thousands of hoarders nationwide, is housing more animals than he can care for adequately. The Agents arrive at the scene to find that, while the situation doesn’t violate the law, […]