Puppy Mill Protest Aug 1


PROTEST JANESVILLE PETLAND ON AUG. 1, 2009.
Saturday, August 1, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. DETAILS IN THE POST BELOW.
Petland is located in the Target plaza on Highway 14 & 26. We will be standing in the median in front of Fazoli's. We have plenty of signs! You're welcome to bring your own or use ours.

Wisconsin Pet Facilities Law website BREAKING NEWS:

On 8 April 2009, Rep. Jeff Smith and Sen. Pat Kreitlow introduced LRB-2448/2, THE COMMERCIAL DOG BREEDERS LICENSURE BILL. This is the legislation that we have been waiting for!
LRB-2448/2, the Smith-Kreitlow Commericial Dog Breeders Licensure Bill, was introduced into the Wisconsin State Assembly by Representative Smith on April 30, 2009. It was given the bill number AB-250, and was immediately referred to committee on Consumer Protection.

On 18 May 2009, Senator Kreitlow introduced the bill into WI State Senate. It was assigned the number SB-208 and was referred to the Committee on Small Business, Emergency Preparedness, Technical Colleges, and Consumer Protection.
We are asking our supporters to write or phone all Assembly and Senate Committee members and ask them to PLEASE favorably pass AB-250 / SB-208 out of committee without significant amendments. That is important, because some really bad things can be done to good bills via amendments.

Please see our AB-205/SB208 In Committee page for contact information for all members of both committees, as well as tips on what to say. It is important that you tell them, in your own words, why you feel it is important to license, inspect and set standards of care for Wisconsin's dog industry.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE BILL AND HOW YOU CAN HELP IT BECOME WISCONSIN LAW!
For more information on puppy mills in Wisconsin and what you can do to help end the suffering, Please see NoWisconsinPuppyMills.org.

On 17 March 2009, the Humane Society of the United States issued a press release stating that members of The Humane Society of the United States and other consumers filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Petland, Inc. and the Hunte Corporation are conspiring to sell unhealthy puppy mill puppies to unsuspecting consumers in numerous states. More class action news here.


1 Comments:

Blogger Greenconsciousness said...

In WI the puppy mills are run by the Amish and Mennonites - and everyone thinks these are such good religious people -- wholesome with good values --but people this callous about suffering are not good or wholesome and certainly not Christ-like -- just hypocrites

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