Melanie Leach
Melanie Leach

All Breeding should be stopped, as there are so many unwanted animals an cruel people out there that it should be stopped for a while, then kept under strict guidelines to be brought back again All over the world.

Marianne Kätscher
Marianne Kätscher

ich würd ihn nehmen

Wendy Mead
Wendy Mead

Ashley Cook - do you declare the income you make on your puppies to the Tax Office. This pledge is not about bully breeds and Breed Specific Legislation it is about back yard puppies and puppy factories. They don't pay tax they add to the huge amount of animals available every year. One puppy bought, another dies in the Pound....

Molly Weems
Molly Weems

Backyard breeding should be illegal, period. Arrests should be made on a regular basis for those heartless, self-absorbed, pigs who do this without any compassion for the dogs. Sorry, hate people who do this...again, this should be illegal!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Despina M. Andrelus
Despina M. Andrelus

"A righteous man regards the life of animals" - PROVERBS 12:10; "If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion & pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men" - FRANCIS OF ASSISI; "I hope to make people realize how totally helpless animals are, how dependent on us, trusting as a child must that we will be kind and take care of their needs...(They) are an obligation put on us, a responsibility we have no rights to neglect, nor...

"A righteous man regards the life of animals" - PROVERBS 12:10; "If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion & pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men" - FRANCIS OF ASSISI; "I hope to make people realize how totally helpless animals are, how dependent on us, trusting as a child must that we will be kind and take care of their needs...(They) are an obligation put on us, a responsibility we have no rights to neglect, nor to violate by cruelty...." - JAMES HARRIOT; "The greatness of a nation & its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated" - MAHATMA GANDHI.

Sara Tincher
Sara Tincher

Usually, "backyard breeders" are the ones you want to trust because they are small, local, and work closely with their dogs. Instead of limiting all dog breeders, they should enforce stricter laws on those who do breed. If a breeder will not allow you to come out to the property and view their dogs, that is a big red flag! Good breeders are proud of their dogs and want you to see how they live and work. This petition says that the main aim is to have investigations, but it also states...

Usually, "backyard breeders" are the ones you want to trust because they are small, local, and work closely with their dogs. Instead of limiting all dog breeders, they should enforce stricter laws on those who do breed. If a breeder will not allow you to come out to the property and view their dogs, that is a big red flag! Good breeders are proud of their dogs and want you to see how they live and work. This petition says that the main aim is to have investigations, but it also states that dog breeding for profit should be illegal. Which is it?! Those are two very different scenarios. I will not be signing this petition.

Sara Tincher
Sara Tincher
  • Sara Tincher

Or maybe I'm misunderstanding the term "backyard breeders". Most local breeders I know here in California take amazing care of their dogs and are top quality people with top quality dogs. Healthy and happy dogs who are loved, worked (in the field for hunting or service dogs), and ONLY go to good homes.

Frances Barry
Frances Barry
  • Sara Tincher

I kind of disagree, Yes it be some good breeders but majority are only interested in what profit they going make and not in the happiness of the dog. Its sad but real.

Olimpia Marina
Olimpia Marina
  • Sara Tincher

They are all after money....lets put this straight...

Sara Tincher
Sara Tincher
  • Sara Tincher

Yes, lets put this straight.... I work for a dog breeder. I have been in this line of work for half a year now, and, as I get to know other breeders by working for a breeder, I find that they all care deeply about their dogs and where their dogs end up. My employer will frequently lose a profit/pass on a sale because she does not want the dog to go to a bad home. Finally, she is always cautioning people against using trainers who train with e-collars (she feels that a dog should be placed...

Yes, lets put this straight.... I work for a dog breeder. I have been in this line of work for half a year now, and, as I get to know other breeders by working for a breeder, I find that they all care deeply about their dogs and where their dogs end up. My employer will frequently lose a profit/pass on a sale because she does not want the dog to go to a bad home. Finally, she is always cautioning people against using trainers who train with e-collars (she feels that a dog should be placed in the line of work that it is natural with, whether it be hunting, therapy, spoiled house dog). So, while you may be correct regarding the majority of people being bad (I have no evidence to say otherwise) all the breeders that I have met here in California so far have all been very nice, caring people. To them, their dogs are family, not just a profit.

Ashley Cook
Ashley Cook

Im a breeder an my pups are toilet trained and house trained before they leave my care. And i dont just sell to anyone only suitable buyers i spend at least 2hrs with a buyer to study them an questiin them before i sign my pups over.....

Ashley Cook
Ashley Cook

Its not back yard breeders.... its irresponsable people whom buy them an create a monster.... stop blaming breeders and stop blaming the breed of dog....

Bill Clark
Bill Clark

Yes How about breeding just be against the law.

Cathleen Young
Cathleen Young
  • Bill Clark

Oh, Bill, you said it!! Yes, yes, yes!!!

Frances Barry
Frances Barry
  • Bill Clark

It should be 100% against the law.

Derek Thrower
Derek Thrower

For 'Breeders' read LOW LIFE

Manel Dias
Manel Dias
  • Derek Thrower

This is rediculous. The State Needs to BAN ALTOGETHER and punish the greedy subhumans who breed these innocent animals in their back yards simply to make a quick buck. These people are motivated by the profit and shows very little care or no care at all for these animals. Does any of those so called Governing bodies or some one who has the brains WHY & HOW they wouldn't understand these catastrophy created by the so called back yard animal breeders are the main culprits for the Mass murder...

This is rediculous. The State Needs to BAN ALTOGETHER and punish the greedy subhumans who breed these innocent animals in their back yards simply to make a quick buck. These people are motivated by the profit and shows very little care or no care at all for these animals. Does any of those so called Governing bodies or some one who has the brains WHY & HOW they wouldn't understand these catastrophy created by the so called back yard animal breeders are the main culprits for the Mass murder of innocent animals each year in every State of the country? The Governing bodies has to 'Make sure' the Laws are been refreshed to match the current situations of the country's vulnerable Animals who are becoming total innocent victims and ultimately paying the prices with their innocent lives which they don't deserve to pay. These problems have been brought forward to attention of the authorities over & over again & again. But the people who are supposed to be protecting and supporting the voiceless helpless creatures are also need to be intelligent enough to understand and has to have the credibility to solve these issues. At times it does not seem those so called authorities have sufficient credibility to support the laws. ATAND UP TOWARDS THE RIGHT DECISIONS & BAN THE BACK YARD BREEDERS ALTOGETHER. Innocent animals are suffering & we the Humans need to help them...AND IS RIGHT NOW & A VITAL STEP TOWARDS SAVING OUR PLANET. THESE creatures all belong to the planet earth. Eliminate the backyard breeding ASAP.

Frances Barry
Frances Barry
  • Derek Thrower

I agree w everything your saying. U made a good point! About the authorities sometimes are the ones to cover up the crime. My friend husband works at a slaughter house and she told me how her husband told her when the detetive came to inspect they had a baby cow sick nd moaning of pain and the detective who is supposed to help said to just throw her in between the garbage to cover up her body and let it die. Its too sad but true.

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