Ariel Castro's dogs impounded and still suffering... →
Ariel Castro didn’t only victimize humans. In any major crime case, such as the Ariel Castro case, the human victims are naturally the focus. But what about ani
Humane Society: 2 Of 100 Worst Puppy Mills Located... →
âThese are the worst of the worst,â said Kathleen Sullivan, who helped author the âA Horrible Hundredâ report. It focuses on facilities that have been previously cited in publicly available inspection documents.
Sherman Oaks Native Leads National Models Against... →
Sherman Oaks native and CAPS Founder Deborah Howard leads the Models Against Pet Shops and Puppy Mills national campaign.
Puppy Parlor Makes The Horrible Hundred →
Wow! Puppy Parlor in Lisle made the “Horrible Hundred” list! The HSUS has named the top 100 puppy mills throughout the United States with numerous violations against The Animal Welfare Act. They picked out the top two in Illinois, and one is a pet store, guess which one? The award goes to….PUPPY PARLOR in Lisle. Shame on you Lisle City Council for supporting this. The only...
Puppy Parlor In Lisle Sells Dogs From Puppy Mills →
Learn the truth about Puppy Parlor in Lisle…
San Diego Moves to Ban Puppy Mill Sales →
Puppy mills and pet factories are likely to lose yet another important market in the ongoing battle between animal protection advocates, consumer protection advocates and the $84 billion pet trade industry.
SD could ban retail dog and cat sales →
Proposed ordinance aimed at alleged treatment of animals at “puppy mills.”
Retail Sale of Dogs, Cats and Rabbits? Panel OKs... →
San Diego Municipal Code changeâaiming to ban âpuppy millâ petsâheads to the full council.
San Diego Proposal To Ban Retail Sale Of Dogs,... →
Love is Blind →
As her loyal fans know, CAPS Spokesmodel Beatrice has had difficulty seeing over the last few years. So, when she heard that the chance to educate others about dogs with vision problems was available, she asked her CAPS family to do just that.
A dogged pursuit of pet protections with teeth -... →
Gammy, my maternal grandmother, used to opine that the only canines worth bothering with are the big, hairy, slobbery sort. “It’s not really a dog, you know,” she’d declare in her trademark stage whisper, tongue firmly in cheek, as she sized up a chihuahua, Shih
Council considers pet store ban on sale of dogs,... →
Ban proposed on sale of dogs, cats, rabbits in pet... →
San Diego poised to ban the sale of puppy mill... →
UPDATE: The ordinance passed committee at 4:40 pm and is moving forward. Congratulations to San Diego and to the animal protection orgs working on the ordinanc
Proposed ordinance would ban sale of dogs, cats,... →
Local animal rights activists are trying to put some pet stores out of business. They want retail shops purchasing cats, dogs and rabbits from factory farms or ‘puppy mills’ to be shut down.
Poll: Should Cities Ban the Sale of Dogs and Cats... →
San Diego to mull proposal rejected in 2011 by La Mesa after weekly protests closed mall store.
San Diego To Consider Ban On Retail Sale... →
The City Council’s Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee is scheduled next week to consider banning the retail sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in pet stores and other commercial establishments in San Diego.
Pet stores under fire by watchdog committees in... →
Grisanti continues push for stronger animal... →
Puppy Mill Protestors Take Public Awareness... →
What do you think can be done to put an end to puppy mills?
Meet Oliver →
Meet Oliver, the newest addition to the Howard household. The two-year-old cattle mix joined CAPS President Deborah Howard, his canine siblings Spencer, Wylie,
Companion Animals Celebrate Earth Day →
Today we celebrate Earth Day, 24 hours out of an entire year dedicated to that beautiful planet we call home. We all know by now that our decisions play a key role on the environment’s health. If you changed your light bulbs, switched to organic food, came home with a compost heap, commuted, and rode your bike to work, rest assured there’s more you can do. Just like humans have a carbon footprint,...
Keep Senate Bill S 3753 Alive
Message from CAPS NY Director Barbara Dennihy: UPDATE: Great News!! Patty Ritchie Chair of New York State Ag and Markets has COSPONSORED the bill S 3753! This is huge. Asking everyone here to PLEASE EMAIL ONLY, email@example.com NO CALLS! Thank her for supporting bill S3753, her leadership, and all she is doing to help New York state and companion animals. Ask her to make it a priority to pull...
Calif. Bill to Thwart Animal Investigations Killed... →
Ag-Gag bill hearing →
Message from CAPS West Coast Director Carole Raphaelle Davis: Ag-Gag bill hearing. Please write firstname.lastname@example.org to oppose AB 343! Here is my letter: Dear Assembly Member Eggman, I am writing to you on behalf of our national membership to express our opposition to AB 343. The Companion Animal Protection Society is the only national, non-profit organization that exclusively...
NYS Ag Gag Law
Message from CAPS New York Director Barbara Dennihy: HELP ! HELP ! HELP ! New York State Residents. New York State senate bill S 3753. This senate bill will lift the preemption in NYS Ag law that prevents local municipalities from enacting, enforcing and inspecting local pet dealers. Without this preemption lifted we cannot fight puppy mill abuse in our state. We need to let the...
The Puppy Experience Protest- looking for...
Message from CAPS New York Director Barbara Dennihy: Looking for someone to take the reins on the Puppy Experience protest every Sat and Sunday. I need to get another group started in Huntington. We need to keep the education going. We made a huge difference last year. Can anyone help me out?
Wednesday Pet Shop Protests
Join us! Citipups Protest Wednesdays at 6pm 147 8th Ave. between 17th and 18th New York, New York Join us! Puppy Parlor Protest Wednesday 5-7pm 4707 Main, Lisle, IL
All in for animal rights →
Happy Easter? Not for rabbits →
MODELS AGAINST PET SHOPS + PUPPY MILLS – PUBLICIST... →
Fashion Models Stand Up for Animal Protection →
Peaceful Anti-Puppy Mill Protest of Citipups
Who: Companion Animal Protection Society What: Peaceful Anti-Puppy Mill Protest of Citipups Where: Citipups – 147 8th Avenue, New York, New York 10011 When: Wednesday, March 27, 2013; from 6:00 PM EST to 8:00 PM EST Why: Citipups purchases dogs from known puppy mills in the Midwest. These inhumane breeders have hundreds of dogs crammed into small cages. In some cases, dogs come from...
Founder of National Anti-Puppy Mill Org on... →
UPDATE: If you missed Deborah Howard’s interview this morning (March 27, 2013) on “Talking Animals” -WMNF (88.5 FM) Tampa- click HERE and on “Click here to listen again” on top of her picture. http://www.wmnf.org/program_specials/855 CAPS President Deborah Howard will be on “Talking Animals” on March 27 at 9am ET. As a guest, she’ll discuss puppy...
CAPS Launches Its First National Awareness... →
Resident finds life’s work in closing down puppy... →
Bea the Star →
The last couple of months have been purely magical. Ever since February 2013, CAPS’ “Models Against Pet Shops and Puppy Mills” campaign has been all over the USA. Our PSA “This Is the Face of a Puppy Mill Dog,” starring me and fabulous model Kiley Wirtz-Jennings, has aired on PBS stations in Tampa Bay, Los Angeles and Orange County, San Diego, San Francisco, and Chicago. Being the star in a PSA...
WMNF 88.5 FM Program Special →
My guest on “Talking Animals” March 27 will be Deborah Howard, founder and president of the Companion Animal Protection Society (CAPS). Launched by Howard in 1992, CAPS is the only national nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to protecting companion animals from cruelty in pet shops and puppy mills. Toward that end, the scope of CAPS actions and services include addressing...
Ad campaign brings attention to puppy mills and... →
A Rescued Dog Gives Back →
Local Puppy Mill Protestors Launch Ad Campaign On... →
Puppy mill protestors who spent months demonstrating on Route 25 in Aquebogue last year have embarked upon an advertising campaign.
City of San Diego Council Committee Votes...
VICTORY!!!!!!! City of San Diego Council Committee Votes Unanimously to Begin Drafting the Ordinance to Prohibit the Sale of Cats, Dogs, and Rabbits in Retail Pet Stores! CAPS will begin working with other animal welfare groups, including the San Diego Humane Society, the Animal Welfare Coalition and others in a committee organized by the Public Health and Neighborhood Safety Committee. This is a...
Taking bark out of puppy mills →
In 1989, Deborah Howard walked into an Atlanta pet shop and was shocked by the conditions. The place was dirty, and there were lots of sick puppies, including a small yellow Labrador retriever who pressed against the small cage with an oozing cut on his leg.