The “puppy mill” narrative as told Down Under

Australian animal rights groups are berating a New South Wales (NSW) parliamentary investigation into puppy farms (aka puppy mills). According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the groups accused NSW parliament members of repeating old suggestions that do not go far enough to resolve unhealthy breeding methods.

The inquiry stems from the group Oscar’s Law who partnered with Fairfax Media who claimed to have discovered hundreds of dogs living in cruel and inhumane conditions. The NSW government neglected to implement a new licensing law for breeders that was proposed by the Companion Animal Task Force three years ago. The licensing scheme would make it easier for dogs sold to be tracked so if any who were treated cruel could be traced back to the breeder. The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) countered it did not have the resources to implement the law and even prosecute questionable puppy farmers throughout the state.

The truth is the puppy mills cause is one of many ways animal rights groups seek to outlaw domestic animal ownership. Animal welfare organizations like those in Australia and the United States allege the practice of selling animals bred in large-scale animal breeding facilities is cruel and inhumane. However, what the real goal of such efforts is to shut down breeders and their kennels. Dog breeders are condemned by animal rights groups regardless of their condition their size.

Opponents of so-called puppy mills claim that animals bred and sold from these facilities are of poor health due to overcrowded and unsanitary conditions. While the province of Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) have enacted dog breeding rules, in New South Wales Australia, dog breeders must join a single, nationally recognized dog breeder group and register with the state authorities. Then applicants have to take a dog breeders course and are subject to few laws and inspections are only conducted by the RSPCA based on a complaint.

As has been previously pointed out, in the United States, each of the facilities in question are regulated and inspected by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and state agencies too. The USDA also has a certification process where breeders and kennels agree to abide by routine inspections and standards to ensure their facilities are safe and cruelty free. Instead of a blanket ban on substandard breeders and kennels, target individual ones that have cruel or bad conditions for the animals they breed. Not all large-scale breeding operations treat and house their animals poorly.

Slandering dog breeders as puppy mills is an underhanded way to run pet shops out of business and lessen the means of which humans are able to purchase or adopt domesticated animals. So-called animal rights groups seek to outlaw such practices because they hate the idea of having animals bred for domesticated purposes. They use broad generalizations and outright lies in order to further their cause of not only preventing the usage of animals for ownership by humans but also to destroy our economy. Puppy mills are a smoke screen to hide the evil purpose of animal rights organizations. Their main target are pet stores whom they seek to run out of business with the laws and rules animal rights groups lobby for. This, in turn, throws hundreds of thousands of employees that directly and indirectly benefit from the pet industry out of work.

The animal rights movement is not only a means of achieving the end of sacrificing mankind to the needs of nature, but also to achieve the goal of subjecting mankind to the savagery of the animal kingdom. It is the barbarism of that world that animal rights groups revere as evidenced by their lies in order to shut down the domesticated animal industry.

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