The Missouri Cattlemen’s Association and their recently crowned “Beef Queen” Morgan Kueckelhan falsely characterize the Puppy Mill Cruelty Prevention Act and the work of The Humane Society of the United States ("Puppy mill initiative has some worried about its agriculture consequences," Feb. 10). One is left to wonder if they have even read the measure. Anyone who has read the bill will easily understand that it only covers dogs used to produce puppies sold as pets — no other species of animal. It could not be more clear that this measure has no impact on agriculture. It simply provides more humane treatment of dogs at large-scale puppy mills. It's absurd to think that these new policies have any effect on policies related to livestock.
LETTER: The facts about the Puppy Mill Cruelty Prevention Act
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