Can you believe that? They are legal. I learned about this yesterday watching Lisa Ling go undercover in the Amish region of the States. Did you also know that 99% of all dogs sold at pet stores are from puppy mills? Imagine. The dogs are treated like agricultural commodities - no more sacred than an ear of corn. The following organizations and resources offer additional information on adopting animals and fighting back against puppy mills. I'm just so glad we got Paige from a private home breeder. I will go to rescue shelters in the future to get more darlings. How about you?