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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: 40,087
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

Feb 27, 2017 Mary Lannon
Feb 27, 2017 sylvia craft
Feb 27, 2017 Pamela Rogers
Feb 27, 2017 Barbara Lanzarotti
Feb 26, 2017 Jesse Hoopes
Feb 26, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 26, 2017 claudette cutajar
Feb 25, 2017 kathy patton
Feb 25, 2017 Natalia Smirnova
Feb 25, 2017 Vicki Monroe Stop the abuse!
Feb 25, 2017 Janis Macnair This filthy cruel money making business needs to stop.
Feb 24, 2017 Brandin Shelton
Feb 24, 2017 Dianne Dungay
Feb 24, 2017 Glennis Whitney
Feb 23, 2017 Maria Kanuk
Feb 23, 2017 Tilly Vandevenne
Feb 23, 2017 Lily Martinez
Feb 23, 2017 sharon uzzle
Feb 23, 2017 Hayley Alice Bradley
Feb 23, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 23, 2017 Andreas Sachs
Feb 23, 2017 (Name not displayed) We are the most cruel, terrible, demented, idiotic, barbaric, savage, wicked, diabolical, ruthless, merciless, villainous, murderous, cold-blooded, stupid, foolish, evil, sinful, criminal, and corrupt species on earth. This is one of the reasons why.
Feb 23, 2017 Theresa Tucker
Feb 23, 2017 Mel Henshaw
Feb 23, 2017 Tracy Barnard
Feb 23, 2017 lawanda kissell
Feb 23, 2017 Josee Lamontagne
Feb 23, 2017 Pamela Miguez
Feb 22, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 22, 2017 Sherry McGregor Missouri is a fine state and I do not understand why it continues to disregard the contempt of citizens for its failure to stop this criminal puppy mills. Please fight this stain on Missouri's reputation. Thank you.
Feb 22, 2017 Tracy Birrell Cruel and unnecessary!
Feb 22, 2017 Natalia Avila
Feb 21, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 21, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 21, 2017 Deborah Boychuk
Feb 21, 2017 Gene Swanson
Feb 21, 2017 michalla sutton
Feb 21, 2017 Eleonora De Giorgio
Feb 21, 2017 Lisa Voile Please the have feelings and souls just like us!
Feb 21, 2017 Cathy Minshall
Feb 21, 2017 Bob Bellamy
Feb 21, 2017 Desta Barnabe
Feb 21, 2017 janice pemberton
Feb 21, 2017 LOIS BALL
Feb 21, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 21, 2017 Tatjana Mayr
Feb 21, 2017 Christina Mayoka
Feb 21, 2017 Miriam Amari
Feb 21, 2017 Alexandra Ticoras

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