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Cottrellville pair face trial on dog cruelty charges. - Cottrellville pair face trial on dog cruelty charges. Pam Jul 15, 2016 7:16 AM
Stuffed Dog Drive - Meetup Members, We have a couple of outreach events this Pam Jul 12, 2016 11:31 AM
(Kentwood, Mi) Upscale puppy boutique closes Monday, donations sought to help owner facing bankruptcy - Upscale puppy boutique closes Monday, donations sought to help owner facing bankruptcy Purebred puppies at the Barking Boutique sell for between $1,600 to $4,000. Shandra Martinez | smartinezATmlive.com Print Pam Jul 11, 2016 9:06 AM
(Kentwood Mi) Mall cancels controversial puppy store's lease after boycott, protest threats - Mall cancels controversial puppy store's lease after boycott, protest threats Purebred puppies at the Barking Boutique sell for between $1,600 to $4,000. Shandra Martinez | [address removed] Print Email Shandra Martinez | s Pam Jul 9, 2016 7:14 PM
(Kentwood Mi) Woodland Mall parts ways with new puppy store amid outcry - Woodland Mall parts ways with new puppy store amid outcry Andrew Krietz , WZZM 6:14 PM. EDT July 09, 2016 KENTWOOD, MICH. - A puppy store that twice this year has found itself in the middle of controversy won't keep its spot at Woodland Pam Jul 9, 2016 6:39 PM
ACTION ALERT: Letters to the prosecutor in St. Clair County - Meetup Members, Please send a letter to the prosecutor overseeing the Higgins Family case in Cottrellville where over 100 dogs were seized earlier this month. We need to ask for tough sentencing that will ensure the Higgins are not able to coll Pam Jun 30, 2016 12:07 PM
(Cottreville Township) Pair arraigned; seized dogs may have lethal infection - Note: this is from last week. Pair arraigned; seized dogs m Pam Jun 30, 2016 12:02 PM
BREAKING (Van Buren Twp) Pair facing animal cruelty charges after 117 animals seized from home - Pair facing animal cruelty charges Pam Jun 29, 2016 4:41 PM
(St. Clair County) 14 dogs seized from Michigan home euthanized - Meetup Members, On June 24th the couple Pam Jun 29, 2016 4:19 PM
Puppy mill suspect ordered to pay nearly $90,000 for care of seized dogs - Puppy mill suspect ordered to pay nearly $90,000 for care of seized dogs By Ricky Campbell on Jun 24, 2016 at 12:46 p.m. AddThis Sharing Buttons1.5K ELLSWORTH, Wis.—A 68-year-old suspected puppy mill Pam Jun 26, 2016 4:24 PM
New Meetup: VegMichigan Summer Festival (Tabling) - Announcing a new Meetup for Puppy Mill Awareness Meetup (Southeast Michigan)! What : VegMichigan Summer Festival (Tabling) When : Su Pam Jun 13, 2016 11:36 AM
ACTION ALERT: New Puppy Store (Grand Rapids) - The Barking Boutique, who was unable to open in Muskegon due to pub Pam Jun 5, 2016 9:47 AM
Puppy mill operators sentenced to probation, ordered not to possess animals - Meetup Members, Here is another article on the Quick Family Sentencing. We were closely following this case after a very weak plea agreement was made. As a result of a letter writing campaign, the prosecutor changed the sentencing terms.  Pam May 18, 2016 4:21 PM
No jail time given in Mio animal cruelty case - Meetup Members, I have been tracking large schedule kennel seizures in Michigan and jail time isn’t always given to first time offenders. However, Brad does have a prior with animals. I do agree, long-te Pam May 18, 2016 4:16 PM
(UTICA, Mi) Utica dog owner faces 16 misdemeanors after county seizes animals - Utica dog owner faces 16 misdemeanors after county seizes Pam May 13, 2016 8:19 AM
(Alpena, Mi) Lachine woman order to pay $13K for care of neglected animals - Lachine woman order to pay $13K for care of neglected Pam May 12, 2016 3:19 PM
Macomb County passed resolution to protect dogs in large-scale kennels - Commissioner Fred  Miller Maco Pam May 11, 2016 12:26 PM
Humane Lobby Day - Registration Deadline May 13 - Good morning Meetup Members, Will you be joining us in Lans Pam May 10, 2016 9:54 AM
NOVI A breed apart: Shop dogs wisely, not impulsively - A breed apart: Shop dogs wisely, not impulsively Susan Bromley, sbromley AT hometownlife.com7:10 a.m. EDT April 13, 2016 How much is that doggie in the window? You may save money and trouble by doing your hom Pam Apr 14, 2016 7:05 PM
NOVI Buyer beware: Police called on sick pet shop pup - Buyer beware: Police called on sick pet shop pup Susan Bromley, [address removed] 10:31 a.m. EDT April 13, 2016 A woman who purchased a miniature poodle at a local pet shop has buyer’s remorse, and her a Pam Apr 14, 2016 7:03 PM
PLEASE FORWARD: Humane Lobby Day Registration is now open! - Hooray, registration for 201 Pam Apr 8, 2016 10:25 AM
MUSKEGON: Mall cancels agreement with puppy store after Facebook firestorm - Mall cancels agreement with puppy store after Facebook firestorm Pam Apr 2, 2016 9:02 AM
Michigan Counties are in support of the Large Scale Commercial Breeder Act (HB 4898/SB 339) - Good morning Meetup Members, Good news! We have passed two Pam Feb 28, 2016 8:36 AM
MEDIA ADVISORY: Law Firm claims Mt. Clemens Puppy Store is in contempt of court - Law Firm claims Mt. Clemens Pup Pam Sep 25, 2015 7:26 AM
MEDIA ADVISORY: Michigan's Large Scale Commercial Dog Breeder Act Introduced (HB 4898) - Puppy Mill Awareness of SE Michig Pam Sep 23, 2015 10:27 AM
MEDIA ADVISORY: Southeast Michigan Recognizes Puppy Mill Awareness Day - ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Southeast Michigan Recognizes Puppy Mill Awareness Day Pam Sep 17, 2015 9:52 AM
WXYZ: Eastpointe city leaders vote to ban selling pets in stores - Eastpointe city leaders vote to ban selling pets in stores Pam Sep 8, 2015 11:19 AM
EASTPOINTE: City pursues restrictions on pet sales - EASTPOINTE City pursues restrictions on pet sales Pam Sep 8, 2015 11:08 AM
Warren TV Greenwood Pets & Plants Ribbon Cutting - 8/22/15 - Warren community leaders and Animal Control Officers are feat Pam Sep 8, 2015 9:41 AM
JOURNAL: Animal Control now offering open adoptions at Gibraltar - MOUNT CLEMENS Animal Control now offering open adoptions a Pam Sep 7, 2015 8:13 AM
MACOMB DAILY: Pet-adoption facility opens at Gibraltar Trade Center -   Pet-adoption facility opens at Gibraltar Trade C Pam Aug 31, 2015 10:17 AM
MACOMB DAILY: Hearing to be set on puppy-mill sales claims in Mt. Clemens - Kim Miles of Clinton Township shows “Lizzy,” a Schnoodle dog she Pam Aug 25, 2015 11:31 AM
WXYZ Channel 7: Families sue to shut down Mount Clemens pet store after buying puppies they say were sick or dying - Families sue to shut down Mount Clemens pet store after buy Pam Aug 25, 2015 11:15 AM
MACOMB DAILY: Puppy buyers seek to close Mount Clemens pet store - Warren Mayor Jim Fouts holds a rescue puppy at the new Greenwood Pets &a Pam Aug 25, 2015 9:56 AM
MACOMB DAILY: Two local facilities switch from sales to pet adoption plans - http://www.macombdaily.com/gen­eral-news/20150817/two-local-f­acilities-switch-from-sales-to­-pet-adoption-plans Two local facilities switch from sales to pet adoption plans In this Macomb Daily file photo, Mac Pam Aug 19, 2015 9:55 AM
Pollywood Pets - COURT DATE JULY 27 - As many of you are aware, the local media outlets have been covering the Pollywood Pets/ Little Dogz lawsuit. As a result of the exposure, many additional victims have contacted the law office of Haas & Goldstein seeking representation and there a Pam Jul 21, 2015 8:10 AM
WEBINARS - Stop Puppy Mills: Ending Sales in Local Pet Shops - Meetup Members, I encourage you to re Pam Jul 20, 2015 3:32 PM
PLS SHARE: Law firms taking Petland Cases - Please Share! Did you or do you know someone that purch Pam Jul 11, 2015 5:22 PM
ARTICLE: Macomb County board approves model humane pet acquisition ordinance - (Photo Credit: W Pam Jun 19, 2015 7:34 AM
Petland Store in Lakeland Permanently Closes Following Arrest of Owner - Executives say they are outraged at the manipulation of records at the store A sign at the Petland store in the Lakeland Square Mall says that the store is closed. The store is permanently closed, a spokeswoman for Ohio-based Petland said, a Pam Jun 9, 2015 10:59 AM
ARTICLE: Pet store owner, vet charged with forging health certificates - Pet store owner, vet charged with forging health certificates Courtney Robinson, 2:45 p.m. EDT June 5, 2015 Lakeland, FL – The health of dozens of puppies is in question after the owner Pam Jun 5, 2015 4:34 PM
NEW REGULATIONS: Banning of the sale of exotic pets throughout Macomb County - Photo Credit: Puppy Mill Awareness, Pam May 21, 2015 8:58 AM
BIG NEWS: Michigan Large Scale Commercial Dog Breeder Act Introduced - Senator Bieda introduced the “The Large Scale Commercial Dog Bree Pam May 20, 2015 4:39 PM
How we are staying active in Lansing for Animals (Humane Lobby Day 2015) - Meetup Members, This year’s trip to Lansing on May 5 Pam May 9, 2015 8:40 AM
TAKE ACTION: Three animal bills in Lansing need support - PMA member Andrea Rever meets Pam May 9, 2015 8:05 AM
ARTICLE: Animal awareness group speaks to county board - Pam May 7, 2015 3:07 PM
Puppy Mill Action Week May 4-10 - It is Puppy Mill Action Week! Here are a few things you can do to help spread the word or support the cause: 1. SHARE the attached graphics on yo Pam May 3, 2015 11:30 AM
Carpool Plans In the Works - Lobby Day Carpoolers, I have made a list of drivers and riders that plan on car pooling Tuesday and grouped them to reduce driving time/gas for each participant. I am running by the plans with the drivers and should get back with you this we Pam May 1, 2015 10:54 AM
APR 29 Macomb County Commissioners Meeting - Introductions - Macomb County Commissioners, At your next meeting on Wednesday, April 29th, Michigan Friends of Companion Animals and Puppy Mill Awareness of SE Michigan will be speaking during public comment to introduce ourselves. We are planning to be j Pam Apr 28, 2015 8:01 AM
S.O.S. We are short tabling volunteers for Earthday Fest this weekend -   Earth Day Fest is an awesome place to find earth friendly products and resources Pam Apr 22, 2015 11:35 AM
WXYX NEWS: Mt. Clemens pet shop under fire for allegedly selling genetically defective puppies -   5:42 PM, Apr 15, 2015 MT. CLEMENS, Mich. (WXY Pam Apr 16, 2015 7:28 AM
FOX 2: Pet store sued for 'knowingly' selling sick dogs - Pet store sued for 'knowingly' selling sick dogs Pam Apr 15, 2015 11:21 AM
ARTICLE: Mount Clemens pet shop sued by puppy buyers - An unidentified man browses recently at Little Dogz -- formerly Pollyw Pam Apr 14, 2015 12:17 PM
PRESS RELEASE: Eleven Plaintiffs File Lawsuit Against Trade Center Pet Store - Eleven Pl Pam Apr 14, 2015 9:07 AM
WORKSHOP: Large-scale Breeder Registration Bill ..and more (Saturday) - Meetup Members, If you can’t make it to Lansing for H Pam Apr 7, 2015 12:39 PM
VICTORY: No more puppy sales at Gibraltar Trade Center! - Puppy sales ended at the Gibral Pam Mar 30, 2015 8:04 AM
BREAKING NEWS: Virginia Passes Law to Crack Down on Sale of Puppy Mill Animals - Posted: Mar 28,[masked]:01 PM EDT Updated: Mar 28,[masked]:01 PM EDT By Rachel Lucas, Reporter/Anchor RICHMOND (WSLS10) -Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed legislation that will crack down on the sale of puppies raised Pam Mar 29, 2015 1:18 PM
RSVP TODAY: Lobby Day for the Large-scale Breeder Registration Bill and more - Greetings! Want to be more effective in making your voic Pam Mar 24, 2015 11:26 AM
BLOG: Top Ten Reasons Petland Novi is Michigan's Worst Pet Store -   Pam Mar 24, 2015 10:55 AM
Breaking News: Maine Seeks To Become First State To Ban The Sale Of Dogs And Cats In Pet Stores - by Kristina Lotz | category News | 6 Comments This vi Pam Mar 16, 2015 9:03 AM
TESTIMONY: Pet Store Employee - Jenna Marshall 15105 Bitterr Pam Mar 14, 2015 10:52 AM
ARTICLE: Puppy, kitten sales won’t be allowed at Montgomery County pet stores -   Tuesday, March 03, 2015 Puppy, kitten Pam Mar 8, 2015 6:01 PM
Stuffed Dog Drive (Drop Off Locations) -   Help support our outreach activities this year by collec Pam Mar 3, 2015 12:10 PM
LEARN MORE: Animal Advocacy Workshops Scheduled - Pam Feb 9, 2015 8:09 AM
Only Five Spaces Left: Animal Advocacy Workshop (Shelby Twp) - Meetup Members, We still have room for 5 more guests at our Shelby Advocacy Workshop next week (FEB 7). Space is running out! Make sure you click on the Reservation link in the event description to hold your space. We will be discuss Pam Jan 29, 2015 8:25 AM
Senate Bills 28/29 to Increased Penalties for Cruelty Passed first Committee! - Meetup Members, The[masked] Legislative session is bac Pam Jan 29, 2015 7:22 AM
SIGN-UP: Utica Ballot Question Committee - Meetup Members, We are forming a Ballot Question Committee in Utica to ban the retail sales of puppies and kittens. If you are interested in being part of this initiative, let me know by replying to this message. I will then ad Pam Jan 20, 2015 1:38 PM
MONTCALM COUNTY: Once Upon A Shelter: ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ - http://www.morningstarpublishi­ng.com/articles/2015/01/17/gra­nd_traverse_insider/opinion/do­c54b9f95da5eea2 Pam Jan 19, 2015 7:13 AM
STUFFED DOG DRIVE: Drop off Locations - Please drop off small used stuffed dogs at the locations listed be Pam Jan 16, 2015 9:11 AM
Puppy Retail Ban Kick-off (Utica) -   Meet Pam Dec 31, 2014 8:26 AM
Stuffed Dog Drive for Plymouth Ice Festival Outreach (Drop off locations included) - Meetup Members, Please drop off small used (can be very use Pam Dec 29, 2014 10:23 AM
HB5095 Died in Committee - Sadly, the legislative session has ended and the Breeder Registration Pam Dec 22, 2014 10:00 AM
Petland Novi 100+ Complaints - Novi City Council Members, On M Pam Dec 12, 2014 11:42 AM
Prohibit the Retail Sale of Puppies in Utica - Meeting Coming Up - c Meetup Members We have been protesting regularly in Uti Pam Dec 12, 2014 9:44 AM
EMAILS NEEDED: The Large-scale Breeder Registration Bill needs a hearing scheduled - Yesterday, the Large-scale Breeder Pam Dec 10, 2014 8:19 AM
CALL TODAY: It will only take a minute to stop puppy millers from coming to Michigan - Don’t forget to contact your Mich Pam Dec 9, 2014 10:25 AM
ACTION ALERT: The Michigan Breeder Registration Bill is Moving - Need to call -   At long last, HB5095, the bill that regulates large-scale Pam Dec 6, 2014 6:06 PM
BBB Alert: Think twice about getting a puppy over the holidays - Word to the Wise: Think twice about getting Pam Dec 6, 2014 10:13 AM
PRESS RELEASE: Warning & Tips for Metro Detroit Holiday Pet Shoppers - Pam Nov 18, 2014 10:54 AM
Pitter Patter Closed! - Pam Nov 17, 2014 1:41 PM
SEND YOUR STORY: Defective Novi puppies for Plymouth Ice Festival Sculpture - Did you purchase a puppy with genetic defects in Novi, Mi? Your dog’ Pam Nov 6, 2014 7:31 AM
QUARANTINE: The Family Puppy (Novi) - Pam Oct 31, 2014 12:48 PM
VOTING INFORMATION: Michigan Humane Voting Record - Gary Peters Pam Oct 31, 2014 9:47 AM
Novi Girl Scouts learn about defective puppies sold in Novi - I learned this weekend the Novi Girl Scouts have been educating oth Pam Oct 28, 2014 8:03 AM
Media Advisory: Horrible 101 Michigan Dog Kennel final hearings this week - Photo Courtesy: Oakland County Anim Pam Oct 27, 2014 10:59 AM
Study: More Americans Consider Adopting Before Shopping for a New Pet - PET BUSINESS By Lindsey Wojcik October 17, 2014 Adopt, don’t shop—that seems to have become the mantra of many Americans who are thinking about welcoming a four-legged family member into their home Pam Oct 23, 2014 11:47 AM
ARTICLE: Family Puppy sued after teen injured - Friday, October 17th, 2014 BLADE STAFF The Family Puppy store in Toledo is being sued after a girl was injured by a puppy there. Lori Dewey of Toledo filed the lawsuit in Lucas County Common Pleas Court this month on beh Pam Oct 17, 2014 12:10 PM
UPDATE: Stuffed Animal Drive - Pam Oct 16, 2014 8:19 AM
Meetup details available: (Black Friday) Puppy Mill Awareness Human Chain Through Novi - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/puppymil­lawareness/events/208337392/ When : Friday, November Pam Oct 14, 2014 11:27 AM
EDITORIAL: The Family Puppy (Novi Campaign) - This is the piece published by our local paper. Big contrast to the recent Toledo Editorial. Of course, editors like to create controversy, so please feel free to leave comments and keep the conversation going. We have sent our own Letters to the Edito Pam Oct 12, 2014 10:10 AM
EDITORIAL: The Family Puppy (Toledo Campiagn) - It is an interesting time for our The Family Puppy chain. Their newest store in Toledo is still being met with strong opposition. They have only sold 124 puppies this year, have to operate under new ordinance restrictions forcing them to sell older dog Pam Oct 12, 2014 10:05 AM
STUFFED DOG DRIVE: Please drop off for Novi Dog Park Grand Opening - Need 100 more small used do Pam Oct 7, 2014 6:17 PM
ARTICLE: Oraganization Looks to Shutter Franklin Park's Family Puppy - Meetup Members, Michigan's largest chain opened a new store in Toledo last year and have been greeted with weekly protests and a new ordinance limiting sales. The media continues to cover the campaign - now asking about the store's claims the a Pam Oct 5, 2014 10:30 AM
ARTICLE: Puppy Mill protestors pounding Novi pavement Saturday - Cal Stone, September 22, 2014 If you're on Novi Road near t Pam Sep 29, 2014 7:17 AM
ACTION ALERT (TODAY)! Dog Breeder Bill Gets Vote, Needs Calls! - Michigan House of Representatives Pam Sep 22, 2014 8:21 AM
PHOTOS: Human Chain Through Novi -   Human Chain Through Novi Pam Sep 21, 2014 5:20 PM
ALERT: Today HB5095 will be getting a second reading!! - PMA Members with Senator Bieda Pam Sep 18, 2014 10:41 AM
ACTION ALERT (NOW)!! Call Fox 2 News - The Family Puppy in the studio - ACTION ALERT (NOW)!! Please call Fox 2 now! Ask they not promote the retail sale of puppy mill dogs and to cancel their news piece with Michigan’s largest retailer of puppy mill dogs: The Family Puppy. The own Pam Sep 15, 2014 11:29 AM
PRESS ADVISORY: Puppy Mill Awareness Day at the State Capitol - ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Pam Sep 15, 2014 10:21 AM
Parking information for the Human Chain in Novi (9/20) - Meetup Members, We are getting ready for our big annual Pam Sep 11, 2014 9:43 AM

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