Animal Legal Defense Fund wants to

Tell the USDA to shut down law-breaking puppy mills!

The USDA needs to act on violations documented by their own agency, and do their job to protect animals.

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  • Animal Legal Defense Fund
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    Protecting the lives and advancing the interests of animals through the legal system.

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Why this matters

Brad Dubs

This is insane, can't believe anyone could be that cruel to a puppy.

Florida man arrested for puppy doused in hot sauce

Circa News
After a woman brought her Dachshund-Chihuahua mixed puppy Gizmo to a local fire station for help, police went to the woman's house. After observing a pool of hot sauce on the floor they arrested Ephrian Myles, 47, for felony aggravated animal cruelty. Myles denies his involvement. When Gizmo was brought to the fire department, he was covered head…Read More
Megan Backus
Megan Backus Campaign leader

Check out this article by ALDF's executive director Stephen Wells.

Legally Brief: Animals Freezing to Death Outdoors in the Polar Vortex - Animal Legal Defense Fund

Animal Legal Defense Fund
Legally Brief: Animals Freezing to Death Outdoors in the Polar Vortex Posted by Stephen Wells, ALDF Executive Director on January 16, 2014 With record-breaking chills, the “polar vortex” has meant dogs left outdoors have been subjected to brutal cold. Some areas, like North Dakota and Minnesota, have recorded temperatures as low as 40 degrees…Read More
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