A relative fell in love with a puppy in Missouri. She found the pup on a website and now really wants to get it. However, Missouri is supposedly the puppy mill capital of the mid-west? What resources are available for her to make sure this breeder is okay? What if the dog is not ok - what are her rights?
I said to call the humane society or animal rescue closest to the breeder's address to see if they knew anything.
Animals are sent via "puppy ships." Any news on that?