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
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
Keep Senate Bill S 3753 Alive
Message from CAPS NY Director Barbara Dennihy:
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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 the bill for a vote this senate session May, June 2013. Show her the LOVE.
Also email senator Grisanti the bill sponsor email@example.com
Thank him for his sponsorship of senate bill S 3753. Thank him for all he is doing to protect not only the citizens of our great state , also our companion animals. Ask him to urge senator Ritchie to put the bill S 3753 out for vote this senate session 2013.
Thank you all for your hard work to get this bill to where it is. We are almost at the finish line.
HELP HELP HELP !! NEW YORK STATE ANIMAL ADVOCATES
PLEASE MAKE THE CALL SEND THE EMAIL
We have to keep Senate Bill S 3753 alive so it’s passed this legislative session.
This bill will allow local municipalities to regulate pet dealers to combat puppy mill abuse!
We all MUST contact the bill’s sponsor, Senator Mark Grisant.
Call/write or email to thank him for Bill S3753. Ask him to keep working towards its passage in the Agriculture Committee.
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Email address: email@example.com
FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/markgrisanti?fref=ts
The Puppy Experience Protest- looking for protestors
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
Wednesdays at 6pm
147 8th Ave. between 17th and 18th New York, New York
Puppy Parlor Protest
4707 Main, Lisle, IL
Message from CAPS Chicago Campaign Coordinator Ida McCarthy: 20 something people today! Thank you all so much for giving up some of your Easter weekend to educate the public on pet stores and puppy mills. Love all the dogs that joined us today! Sorry I didn’t get you all in the pics :( See you next week, same time, same place. — Poopie parlor protest Lisle - 3-30-2013
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 trash-filled facilities that fail to pass minimum USDA requirements for sanitation. There are reported cases of dogs with preventable diseases like kennel cough, parasites, Giardia, Coccidia, Bilateral Cryptorchidism, ulcers, Demodectic Mange, and multiple infections. Lack of adequate veterinary care is rampant in most of the Citipups suppliers. Selling dogs from these mass breeders exposes consumers to sickly dogs that can cause significant financial and emotional strain. The practice is tantamount to consumer fraud.
How: CAPS President Deborah Howard will attend the protest on Wednesday at the Chelsea location of Citipups after appearing in several national and local media outlets. All week long, she will be promoting CAPS’ new national advertising campaign, Models Against Pet Shops and Puppy Mills, and working with local CAPS volunteers on the protest. During the protest, CAPS will hand out fliers and brochures to potential pet buyers. Part of our protest will include signs and talks about the cruelty of puppy mills and the pet shops that support them.
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 isn’t enough for a girl like me, though! Ever since I was a pup, I’ve had big goals and the last couple of months I’ve seen some of those dreams come true. This is all so exciting!