The Puppy Mill Project educates the public at community events and
schools handing out literature, spreading the message about puppy mill
cruelty and provides age-based interactive lectures and presentations.
Ninety Nine percent (99%) of all pet store puppies are puppy mill
puppies. Most people are unaware of this. TPMP is changing that fact. By
lessening the demand for these dogs, we will in effect lower the puppy
mills’ profits. TPMP has several programs that are designed to encourage
consumers to explore adoption and to shop at pet stores who have moved
to the “humane model.”
The Puppy Mill Project participates in countless community events
throughout the Chicago land area. These events include festivals,
expos, and community gatherings. With a table full of educational
information, adoption and rescue information, TPMP is armed with
statistics and the hard truth. Combined with graphic photos and videos
of mills and mill rescues from around the country it becomes clear why
puppy mill dogs need our help. The volunteer team is able to answer
specific questions and encourages new supporters to spread the word.
Education is the key to ending the suffering, and the method in which
mill dogs’ voices might be heard.
Since its inception in 2009, The Puppy Mill Project has held weekly
demonstrations at pet stores throughout the Chicago land area.
Peaceful protests help to raise awareness and educate the public about
our mission. We have been, and continue to be, the driving force that
lead to the closing of several pet stores. TPMP was instrumental in
persuading a town board to block the start up of a new one. Just this
past year The Puppy Mill Project’s voice was heard loud and clear at The
Glen as the town board decided against supporting a pet store in their
Join us and make your voice heard. Make a difference to end puppy mill cruelty. Use our Contact page to get in touch.
Bulldog Depot will be doing a full feature on The Puppy Mill Project in the coming months. In the meantime, stay on top of their great work at www.thepuppymillproject.org.