How to use Puppy-mill in a sentence
Perhaps instead of asking "How much is that doggie in the window?", buyers should be asking pet shop owners if that doggie is a product of a puppy mill.
When companionship and care are non-existent and profit is the only goal, you can consider any breeder to be a puppy mill.
A puppy mill is a term given to a dog breeding business that operates solely for financial gain and without any regard to the animals' health or well-being.
One of the challenges of shutting down a puppy mill is that the laws are not clearly defined.
Research is important when looking for a new puppy or adult dog to bring into your home, especially in the case of Cavachons since they are also highly prized commodities on the puppy mill market.Advertisement
Unfortunately, this demand is also the reason why the dog is so widely available on the puppy mill market.
Good breeders are more than happy to distance themselves from puppy mill operations and, as such, will gladly answer any questions a potential customer may have.
This is a strong sign that the breeder cares more about his or her dogs than making a quick buck, unlike a puppy mill operator.