Colorado Citizens for Canine Welfare Blog

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Harley Leaves Lasting Legacy

An influential Chihuahua rescued from a puppy mill who went on to lead a movement died March 20, 2016. It was a power washer that claimed Harley's left eye as his cage was cleaned inside an Oklahoma puppy mill years ago. But in losing his own sight, he helped so many...

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Sick Breeders, Sick Dogs : A Veterinarians View

A responsible breeder: only breeds dogs without hereditary diseases. breeds a female dog at maximum once every other heat cycle. shows concern for the health and welfare of their dogs and the puppies they raise. takes their breeding stock to a veterinarian for care...

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Stella’s Story

A few years ago, my husband and I were out walking our dog Stella when we ran into a couple who were also walking their dogs. While our dogs played, we got to know each other and they spoke about something we had never heard of - "puppy mills." On the way home, my...

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295 Dogs Rescued from Arkansas Puppy Mill

On March 3, 2016, HSUS was on the ground rescuing 295 dogs from a suspected puppy mill in Madison County, Arkansas. HSUS was alerted to this property through their puppy mill tip line, and local authorities served a search warrant. On the property, they found animals...

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Rallying for the Dogs

Pinky, Max and Rogue Less than two weeks after Pinky left a Denver pet store she was at the vet’s with a chronic cough, lethargy, and bloody diarrhea. Five thousand dollars later, Pinky’s new owners brought her home. She died a week later. Then there is Max and Rogue,...

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