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Almost Home Dog Rescue of Ohio is an all volunteer, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that has rescued hundreds of dogs since our inception in 2003. 100% of all donations go directly to the care of our rescued dogs. Learn more about us ...

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The Puppy Mill Experience

 

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Imagine living in a world in which your feet had never touched grass and your skin had never felt the sun. Imagine a world so devoid of stimulation, so small and cloistered, so unchanging – that you had never experienced one single good new thing for as long as you’d been alive.  The phrase that I heard over and over again from rescuers describing the dogs was: petrified.  The 3 former puppy mill dogs were not simply timid or cautious; they were literally paralyzed with fear.  

 

When Almost Home Dog Rescue of Ohio (AHDRO) got the call about 2 collies and a sheltie that were rescued from a small rural puppy mill with 23 other dogs, they immediately committed to help.  The rescue had taken in puppy mill dogs before and they knew something about the long, hard road to recovery that these dogs faced.  Unless you’ve seen it first hand, the suffering in puppy mills is hard to grasp.  Puppy mills are factories where the product is puppies.  Profit drives these facilities and they maximize profits by cutting costs: housing animals in the smallest space possible, minimizing contact, feeding them as cheaply as possible, providing only enough care to keep them alive, and discarding them when they no longer produce.  The result is suffering on a massive scale.  There are an estimated 15,000 puppy mills in the U.S. alone.  Some house hundreds of dogs.

 

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Save the Date:

(click on links below for fundraising event details)

Pars Fore Pets 8/25/14

OSU O Zone (formerly River Jam) #1 9/6/14

Reunion 10/4/14

OSU O Zone (formerly River Jam) #2 11/1/14

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