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It is important to oppose the building of the "Wholesale Breeding Facility," also known as a "Puppy Mill" in Gorham, NY because there are already hundreds of thousands of dogs in rescues and shelters all over our state that are looking for homes. Shelters and rescues are inundated with the constant influx of animals from our throw away society. The last thing we need is another commerical facility making money off of these animals when their aren't enough homes for all of the animals that have already been born.

These facilities often harbor poor living conditions and unsocialized animals, breeding sickly puppies that cost the unsuspecting purchaser hundreds and thousands of dollars in medical expenses. It is high time we begin regulating these irresponsible mass breeders and stop these puppy mills from making money off of these poor dogs.

This petition was delivered to:
  • Paul D'Amato
    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
  • New York State Health Department
  • Fred Lightfoote, Supervisor
    Gorham New York Town Board
  • Kristen Mark Hughes, Director
    Ontario County Planning Board


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