Humane Pet Shop Press

You can help support the CT Alliance for Humane Pet Shops by writing to your local newspaper about puppy mills and the need for humane pet shops. Check out the Connecticut Votes For Animals website for tips on how to write an op-ed or letter to the editor. If you have a letter or article published, please contact us so we can share more press coverage of the humane pet shop campaign in Connecticut. Below is a list of recent press coverage of the campaign.


Fairfield Rep. Kupchick Looks At ‘Puppy Mill’ Regulations

Fairfield Daily Voice, Nathan Bruttell, March 5, 2014

Animal Advocates Lobby State On Pet Shop Breeders

WTNH, Kent Pierce, February 21, 2014

Rules Would Limit New Pet Stores To Sell Only Rescue Animals

The Hartford Courant, Daniela Altimari, February 1, 2014

Puppy Mill Task Force Considers Recommendations

CT News Junkie, Hugh McQuaid, January 24, 2014

Task Force Still Debating Pet Shop Regulation

The Hartford Courant, Rose Lichtenfels, January 23, 2014

Panel May Propose Limit On Pet-Shop Sales Of Puppies, Kittens

The Hartford Courant, Daniela Altimari, December 4, 2013

Hearing For Proposal To End Puppy Mills

WTNH News 8, Mark Davis, December 4, 2013

Lawmakers Hear Puppy Plea From Pet Industry

CT News Junkie, Hugh McQuaid, December 4, 2013

Little (Pet) Shop Of Horrors

Journal-Inquirer, Angela G. Colantonio, November 18, 2013

Be Heard On Pet Store Puppies, Allison Allen, November 13, 2013

Rebuttal to Dr. Goldman

Canton Patch (blog), Nicholas Ouellette, November 11, 2013

‘Puppy Mills’ On Short Leash

Republican-American, Alia Malik, November 5, 2013

Ban Sales of Dogs From Puppy Mills

The Hartford Courant, Heather Bradley, November 1, 2013

Puppy Mills Are Inhumane, Should Be Banned

New Britain Herald, Barbara Rudnick, October 16, 2013

Alliance For Humane Pet Shops Forms To Promote Pet Shop Legislation

The Hartford Courant, Amy Harrell, October 16, 2013

Public Hearing Set For Cat, Dog Sales In Conn.

WTNH News 8, October 16, 2013

Proposal To Ban Puppy Mills

WTNH News 8, Mark Davis, September 26, 2013

Public Hearing Held on Puppy Mill Pets

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