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8/6/2014: Terrible news for animal activists came out of Missouri today with the Passage of the "Right to Farm" Amendment which provides a near carte blanche to Missouri's farming industry. This includes the "farming" of cats and dogs, and now blocks anti-cruelty regulation and might even undo past animal rights victories. Sign now to show you won't stand for Missouri's horrible practices!
Goal: 45,000 Progress: 39,146
Sponsored by: The Animal Rescue Site

Puppy mills in Missouri are causing needless pain and suffering for countless dogs. These are facilities that keep dogs in tiny enclosures or wire cages where they sit alone for hours on end without any human contact or exercise. They often aren't even allowed contact with other dogs, and they must endure abhorrent conditions because they aren't let out for stretching or relieving themselves.

According to the Humane Society, Missouri currently leads the nation in puppy mills. This is despite the narrow passage of Prop B in 2010 which was specifically aimed at curbing this brutal industry and additional regulations in 2011 which imposed stricter rules on dog breeding.

Clearly, the state's recent legislation is not enough. Missouri has to take its puppy mill problem seriously! Sign the petition asking Missouri Governor Jay Nixon to lend his support to stopping the puppy mill trade in Missouri once and for all. Ask him to support legislation that ensures these poor, innocent animals are given the chance to live healthy and happy lives in proper facilities in the state of Missouri.

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Dear Governor Jay Nixon,

As a concerned animal advocate, I am appalled to hear about the atrocities being committed in Missouri puppy mills. The dogs in these facilities are being treated very poorly—forced to live in wire cages among their own waste, and given very little contact with humans or other animals. To me, this is the definition of prison.

Yet, what have these dogs done to deserve this kind of treatment? The lack of exercise, sunlight, and contact with other animals and humans is detrimental to a dog's development. It's simply no way to treat any living thing.

Despite the passage of legislation that promised solutions to the problem, Missouri continues to be the nation's worst state for puppy mills. This cannot continue!

Puppy mill dogs don't live healthy lives, and it's our job to advocate on their behalf. Please join the fight for the welfare of these innocent creatures.

Thank you for your time.

Petition Signatures


Aug 28, 2016 Roth Woods disgusting, shameful, inhumane, immoral...STOP THE PAIN...enough animals on this planet is enough!!!!!
Aug 28, 2016 Emily Willis
Aug 27, 2016 Julie Anderson
Aug 27, 2016 Susan Lang
Aug 27, 2016 Carla Horn
Aug 26, 2016 L Wells
Aug 25, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Aug 25, 2016 sonia vitale
Aug 24, 2016 nuray orsel
Aug 24, 2016 Jesus Montealegre
Aug 24, 2016 Anne-Britt Ose Kaltun
Aug 24, 2016 Hank Drozdik
Aug 24, 2016 Claudia Wright Stop! I was born in Missouri, don't make me ashamed.
Aug 24, 2016 Jennifer Neff
Aug 24, 2016 Kathleen Miller
Aug 23, 2016 Ad Lenders
Aug 22, 2016 Valy Jones
Aug 22, 2016 Foteini Horbou
Aug 22, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Aug 22, 2016 Marilyn Law
Aug 22, 2016 Helen Wordsworth
Aug 22, 2016 Helen Wordsworth
Aug 22, 2016 Kimberly Wing
Aug 22, 2016 Ines Swain
Aug 22, 2016 Leanne Evans
Aug 22, 2016 diana bryant
Aug 21, 2016 Agi Bako Please stop these puppy mills. Please
Aug 21, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Aug 20, 2016 Dianne Jacobsen Please Stop Puppy Mills From Existing. They are Cruel and BARBERIC. No animal deserves to live in these conditions especially for their whole lives. PLEASE SHOW COMPASSION AND END THIS HORRIBLE PRACTICE !!! Thank You.
Aug 20, 2016 Deborah Jones
Aug 20, 2016 Virginia Dempsey
Aug 20, 2016 Jean Siford
Aug 19, 2016 Cynthia Turner
Aug 19, 2016 SARAH AMARAL
Aug 19, 2016 Barbara Alves
Aug 19, 2016 Flavia Perizzolo
Aug 19, 2016 Mary Morin
Aug 19, 2016 Melissa Hatfield
Aug 19, 2016 KIM HAYNES
Aug 18, 2016 Olga Espinosa
Aug 18, 2016 Pamela Lebowitz
Aug 18, 2016 Sam McLeod
Aug 18, 2016 sharmini sewpersad
Aug 17, 2016 Mary Fenoglio Once again the almighty dollar wins. The losers are the desperate animals forced to live out their lives in misery, and the unwitting buyers who pay for the unhealthy offspring of the abused parents. Shame on Missouri!
Aug 17, 2016 Juanice Burroughs
Aug 17, 2016 Elizabeth Keenan
Aug 17, 2016 Debra S Hinds
Aug 17, 2016 Sally Bates Missouri's brutal anti-cruelty laws are barbaric!!
Aug 17, 2016 Colleen McGovern
Aug 16, 2016 Roger Williams

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