Rascal the red
BostonTerrier enjoys bright summer days, ice cream and dog bone treats, and
long walks in the park. Here he is at a Mutt March fund-raiser, posing for
photos and showing off his new bandanna.
was rescued from a dumpster at a puppy mill auction in Missouri.
Yes, that's right,
this little pup was thrown away with the concession stand trash! Apparently, he
didn't sell that day and his liver coloring, which would disqualify him for
AKC breed standards, made him "useless" for
Rascal's Mom: "We adopted him at 4 months old. He was afraid to ride in
the car, afraid of people and afraid of just about anything that said boo in
the night. I am proud to say he is more confident and willing to meet
She also tells us,
"If no one has every fostered a puppy mill dog, they really should. It is
an experience beyond words."
As for Rascal--he
has found a wonderful Forever Home with Denise, walks proudly through crowds,
"mentors" new fosters in the household and garners compliments
wherever he goes because of his gorgeous coloring!
Exactly what does AKC/ UKC/ breed registration
WPMP Undercover at
the Thorp Dog Auction Thorp Dog Auction Protest
An Eyewitness Account of a Puppy Mill
Auction A Breeder Describes a Mill Auction
Upfront View of a Puppy Mill