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Tell Genesee Valley Mall "No Pet Stores"
  • Petitioning Ed McHale

This petition will be delivered to:

Genesee Valley Mall Manager
Ed McHale
Client-Relationship Executive
David Renninger
Leasing Manager
Claudia Cohan

Tell Genesee Valley Mall "No Pet Stores"

    1. Pam Sordyl
    2. Petition by

      Pam Sordyl

      Clarkston, MI

The Family Puppy Chain (a.k.a The Family of Pets) has been selling puppy mill dogs for years in the Detroit area  (Brighton, Troy, Roseville and Novi). They have a history with Happy Tails Kennels and Kathy Bauck in MN who was convicted of torture; both kennels are considered "mega mills". They currently have relationships with Amish commercial breeders in Indiana which have shipped to Petland! Reputable breeders to not sell to pet stores like Petland or any other pet store.

We are asking the mall management to lease space to a local shelter or reputable rescue. A mall in Tucson Arizona allowed their local shelter to rent space for $400 and they were able to adopt out 150 animals in 8 weeks!

Flint should do the same and support their local shelters by helping homeless animals, not pump more sick dogs into the community.

Recent signatures


    1. Reached 2,500 signatures
    2. Pam Sordyl
      Petition Organizer

      Since this petition started we have been taking more action against the new puppy-peddling store. Read all about our 2010 campaign activities on our Blog!


    Reasons for signing

    • Jacquelyn Lueder MALVERNE, NY
      • 20 days ago

      I'm 38. I've had dogs my whole life. They are my brothers & my children. They have rights & are innocent

    • Cheryl smith CARVER, MA
      • about 1 month ago

      Cheryl smith

    • Danae Pawlak ROCKWOOD, MI
      • about 1 month ago

      Huge animal lover. They deserve to be loved not stored for breeding!

    • Angela Holdwick LINCOLN PARK, MI
      • about 1 month ago

      Against puppy mills and I volunteer at a shelter.

    • Andrea Walker CAMDEN, SC
      • about 1 month ago

      Disgusted that this store is allowed to operate out of the mall!


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