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How You Can Help
If you are a prospective pet owner, the most important
thing you can do is avoid putting money into the system that
perpetuates so much misery for dogs. So if you are thinking
of adding an animal companion to your family, please
consider adoption. There are countless wonderful dogs of all
ages and breeds at shelters and rescue organizations across
the country who have been abandoned and deserve a chance at
a happy life.
Keep Us Informed.
us if you know of any new kennel applications in your
area so we can join efforts to block them.
Contact Your State Representatives.
Let them know that this issue is important to you as a
voter and urge them to support legislative efforts to reign
in the abusive practices of puppy mill operators. For more
information about current legislative efforts, click
Get The Word Out.
Tell your friends and post flyers about upcoming
Tell Us Your Story.
The more information we can gather about the effects of
puppy mills, the better will be our chances of doing
something about them. If you have ever bought a dog that you
have reason to believe might have come from a mill and the
dog exhibits any sort of unusual health and/or behavioral
problems, please tell us
To help financially, please make checks or money orders payable to UAPM and send to:
UAPM PO Box 7202 Lancaster, PA 17604