County of Wellington A Puppy Mill Hotspot, Say Protesters

A handful of protesters weathered the pouring rain and hail Monday afternoon to raise awareness about puppy mills in the area and pressure The College of Veterinarians of Ontario to take action against vets involved with unethical breeders.

“We’re the voice of the voiceless,” said Donna Power, who founded the group responsible for the demonstration, Ontario Puppy Mills – Stop This Now. Founded earlier this year, the group has around 350 members across the province.

For the past nine months the organization has been advocating in areas like Wellington, Dufferin, Perth County, Huron, Grey-Bruce and the Region of Waterloo – a collection of places she called “puppy mill central.”

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