Puppy mill rescue. To rescue rehabilitate and rehome discarded breeding dogs and to educate the general public about the cruel realities of the commercial dog breeding industry. We are a small not for profit 501c3 animal rescue organization dedicated to rescuing and re homing toy breed dogs. Puppy mills are an urgent widespread problem. We accept mostly chihuahuas miniature schnauzers brussels griffons chinese cresteds papillons and yorkies but not limited to these breeds.
All puppies offered through puppy mill rescue come from verified professional golden retriever breeders. What is a puppy mill. There are an estimated 15000 puppy mills in the us. All donations made to dpr go directly to the rescue of shelter and mill dogs and are tax deductible.
This resource helps with adopted puppy mill rescue dogs including advice on crate and house training socialization separation anxiety gaining trust and more. National mill dog rescue was established in february 2007 in honor of a forgiving little italian greyhound named lily. Some advice for fostering or adopting a puppy mill rescue the long road home. Rescued puppy mill dog suffering from a severe case of untreated mange and a ruptured eye.
Although no standardized legal definition for puppy mill exists a definition was established in avenson vzegart in 1984 as a dog breeding operation in which the health of the dogs is disregarded in order to maintain a low overhead and maximize profits. Theresa strader nmdrs founder and executive director rescued lily from a dog auction in missouri. A puppy mill is a mass breeding facility that produces puppies for sale. Puppy mill rescue was founded on the philosophy that owners should make educated decisions when it comes to purchasing a puppy.