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Puppy Mill Survivors

weppasmom
July 1st, 2008, 03:40 PM
http://www.ajc.com/services/content/metro/atlanta/stories/2008/07/01/puppy_mill_survivors_adopted.html?cxtype=rss&cxsvc=7&cxcat=13


Just in case this link doesn't work (I've never tried to post a link before), this is a story in the Atlanta newspaper about the dogs who were rescued from the puppy mill that was shut down by authorities in Tennessee a few weeks ago. They were living in deplorable, inhumane conditions.:sad: 129 of them were taken to a Humane Society in Atlanta and went up for adoption this morning. 200 plus people showed up when they opened wanting to adopt them! They had to call the police to come and direct traffic. I just hope and pray those poor babies are given good, loving homes. :pray:

weppasmom
July 1st, 2008, 07:45 PM
http://www.ajc.com/services/content/metro/atlanta/stories/2008/07/01/puppy_mill_survivors_adopted.html?cxtype=rss&cxsvc=7&cxcat=13

:mad: According to this article, the people who were first in line to adopt a puppy were trying to "scalp" puppies to the people farther back in line for more money :wall: This just makes me sick... sometimes I am ashamed to be a human... :cry:

Frenchy
July 1st, 2008, 08:39 PM
http://www.ajc.com/services/content/metro/atlanta/stories/2008/07/01/puppy_mill_survivors_adopted.html?cxtype=rss&cxsvc=7&cxcat=13

:mad: According to this article, the people who were first in line to adopt a puppy were trying to "scalp" puppies to the people farther back in line for more money :wall: This just makes me sick... sometimes I am ashamed to be a human... :cry:

Holy crap can these poor dogs get a break ? :frustrated:

Sabine
July 2nd, 2008, 05:34 AM
........and where are these eager people when it comes to adopting the rest of the 4 million unwanted dogs and cats in this country ? :wall:

Chris21711
July 2nd, 2008, 09:13 AM
Now at our shelter, they don't advertise that the puppies from a puppy mill are up for adoption, not because of scalping :eek: They put the adults up for adoption and if they have a lot of applications already then they tell the prospective adopters that they have puppies and would they be interested. In the past the puppies go like hot cakes and the adults get overlooked. In my opinion it is reverse phsycology and it seems to be working.

hazelrunpack
July 2nd, 2008, 09:15 AM
http://www.ajc.com/services/content/metro/atlanta/stories/2008/07/01/puppy_mill_survivors_adopted.html?cxtype=rss&cxsvc=7&cxcat=13

:mad: According to this article, the people who were first in line to adopt a puppy were trying to "scalp" puppies to the people farther back in line for more money :wall: This just makes me sick... sometimes I am ashamed to be a human... :cry:

So they were just giving the pups out first come first serve? With no requirements or checks for potential owners?! :wall: sigh

weppasmom
July 2nd, 2008, 12:36 PM
So they were just giving the pups out first come first serve? With no requirements or checks for potential owners?! :wall: sigh

Evidently... the whole thing is sickening. They should never have put an article in the paper trumpeting that some of these dogs usually sell for about $800. That must've brought out the scum of the earth wanting to make a quick buck off these poor things who were already neglected and abused.:sad: