Pros And Cons Of Innocent Puppy Mills

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Puppy Mills or Hell for the Innocent? Who the hell goes through years of school, and then one day decides to pursue a career at a local puppy mill? After years of experiencing the romanticizing of puppies and dogs, people choose to work in a place that breeds and poorly raises such a multitude of dogs that thousands end up homeless, disabled, or dead. Puppy mills shouldn't even exist. These mills are basically the Cruella Deville of the real world. They should be outlawed. No amount of money could ever compensate for the imprisonment and neglect of innocent animals when there are already fully inhabited shelters everywhere. With hundreds of puppies in just one mill, animals become confined to smaller spaces together in order to …show more content…

Most people don't even realize that these beady-eyed puppies come from mills. They all look happy and healthy, their playful ways unfazed by the crates they are locked in. What you may not know is they all only look healthy because the healthy-looking ones are the only ones the mills keep alive. Puppy mills bring in enough funding for themselves to have no need for attempting to sell noticeably injured or ill pets. Female dogs are usually bred two times a year, and burn out by age five.(10 Things To Know About Puppy Mills: Facts and Statistics) Once a mill's breeders are no longer capable of having offspring, those dogs become about as useful as the ill puppies who can not be sold. Any dog that will never bring in any additional profit to the mill is euthanized. According to the Puppy Mill Project, it's estimated that over one million dogs are put to death in puppy mills annually, and in cruel ways too, including shooting or drowning. Some supporters of puppy mills may push the argument forth that mills are regularly inspected by the USDA, shutting down any incompetent breeders. Although mills do commonly receive check-ups, only large-scale commercial breeders are required to be licensed and inspected.(The Humane Society) It's also impossible for the USDA to find every issue that could affect the dogs, and even if they do find every problem, as long as mills …show more content…

Those crowded conditions aren't even the only concern hurting the precious pooches of our world. PETA notes that unmonitored genetic defects and personality disorders are passed on through generations, as well. It is extremely difficult to evaluate the personality and general behavior of every puppy in a mill. Defects are commonly unnoticed until after the puppies have already been purchased, become pets, and maybe aged a little. People buy the dogs from pet stores or markets, without knowing the dog may never warm up to their owner, or other people and pets. This is in-large due to isolation from interaction with humans. PETA states that "Dogs who are kept in small cages without exercise, love, or human contact tend to develop undesirable behavior and may bark excessively or become destructive and unsociable." It's also likely that due to fear and inexperience with humans, any puppy coming from a mill could be harder to train, therefore becoming more feasible to abandonment by his or her

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