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8 05, 2016

An Open Letter to Brandi Hunter and the American Kennel Club

By |May 8th, 2016|The Dog Merchants book|0 Comments

Illustration created by Sharon Montrose for my op-ed. Copyright to this work is owned by the Albany Times-Union. On May 2, I published this op-ed in the Albany-Times Union urging New York State lawmakers to consider outright evicting, or at least prohibiting the televising of, the AKC-sanctioned Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show from within [...]

6 05, 2016

HSUS ‘Horrible Hundred’: A Reminder Why The Dog Merchants Message is Key

By |May 6th, 2016|The Dog Merchants book|0 Comments

Earlier this week, the Humane Society of the United States issued the 2016 edition of its "Horrible Hundred" report. Inside are descriptions of 100 breeders that HSUS describes as "puppy mills," including some breeders who also have been listed in previous years' reports for similar ways of doing business, and who it appears have not changed their ways. [...]

28 04, 2016

Second Excerpt from ‘The Dog Merchants’ Book: Inside the Hunte Corporation

By |April 28th, 2016|The Dog Merchants book|0 Comments

Dogster.com just published the second excerpt from The Dog Merchants book. It's the first 1,000 words or so of the chapter about the Hunte Corporation. Many dog lovers have never heard of Hunte, but it is a big part of filling the demand for purebred dogs in America. Hunte is a middleman that, depending on [...]