Puppy mills are commercial breeding facilities that produce puppies without regard for the
health or welfare of the dogs or puppies. The dogs are kept in filthy wire cages and treated
like a cash crop with little to no human interaction. When they are no longer able to produce
puppies they are destroyed or discarded. The puppies are typically of poor health and have
behavioral and emotional issues they will carry with them their entire lives. Puppy Mills
often operate in secret selling their dogs to brokers, pet stores or uninformed consumers
who are the faced with costly veterinary bills and heartache but it is the dogs that pay
the ultimate price.