Question: What States Have The Most Puppy Mills?

According to the Humane Society’s “Horrible Hundred” report, Missouri has at least 23 puppy mills with previous violations, followed by Ohio with 13, Iowa with 10 and Pennsylvania with 9.

Other states with more than five breeders are Kansas, Wisconsin, Nebraska and New York.

What states are known for puppy mills?

Some states represent a chronic puppy mill problem. Missouri continues to have the largest number of puppy mills in this year’s report for the seventh year in a row (22), followed by Iowa (13), Pennsylvania (12) and Ohio (eight).

Where are most puppy mills located?

There are approximately 10,000 puppy mills in 47 states and Puerto Rico, with the majority being located in the Midwestern United States and Great Plains, including Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.

Do the Amish run puppy mills?

We are trying to shed light on the fact that Amish DO run puppy mills. According to the USDA list of licensees, over 98% of Ohio’s puppy mills are run by the Amish, 97% of Indiana’s are Amish and 63% of Pennsylvania puppy mills also run by Amish.

How many puppies die in puppy mills?

Every year in Ameica, it’s estimated that 2.11 million puppies are sold that originated from puppy mills, while 3 million are killed in shelters because they are too full and there aren’t enough adoptive homes.

How do I know if my dog came from a puppy mill?

1. The most obvious sign of a Puppy Farmer is that they will not be able to produce either of the pups parents. No parents means the dog has already been separated – usually too early. If your breeder won’t let you meet your pups mom and dad (at least the mom) then read on and see if they meet any other criteria.

Do pet shops sell puppies?

Pet shop puppies

A pet shop environment is not a suitable one for pet dogs to spend their early weeks of life. From 6 April 2020 it will be illegal for pet shops to sell puppies under six months old. Pet shop pups often come from puppy farms. Please don’t buy puppies from pet shops.