January 24, 2013

National Mill Dog Rescue: Scenes from a Tennessee Puppy Mill

National Mill Dog Rescue: Scenes from a Tennessee Puppy Mill: As of this morning all the dogs in these photos are safely in the hands of our Rescue Team and soon will be heading home to Colorado. Rescu...

January 22, 2013

San Diego Ban Endorsements

Here's an update on our call for endorsements. The endorsement form is on this site. If you haven't yet signed, please do! We will soon be meeting with the City Council again and are keeping them updated as to support from the community for the Ordinance to ban the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in San Diego pet stores.

Endorsements received as of this date:

2nd Chance Dachshund Rescue
A Cut Above Pet Grooming
Animal ER
Animal Protection and Rescue League (APRL)
Aussie Rescue of  San Diego
Best Friends Animal Society
Clairmont Village Pet Clinic
Colleen's Custom Pet Photography
Courtney’s Furever Friends
Double D Rescue Ranch-Heaven Can Wait, Inc.
Ferdinand's Familia
Fido & Co
Howlistic - Healthy, Happy, Dogs & Cats
In Defense of Animals
Kept Pets
Labrador Rescuers of San Diego
Last Chance at Life 
Last Chance for Animals, San Diego
Muttropolis Pet Supply
Pet Me Please
Pug Rescue
Russell Rescue
San Diego House Rabbit Society
Saving Pets One at a Time (SPOT)
Second Chance Rescue
Shelter Pet Partners
South Bark Dog Wash
Spaw Day Mobile Grooming
Synergy Animal Rescue
Urban Whiskers Grooming
Victoria Stilwell Positively Dog Training

January 20, 2013

Story of Might Mouse

 1-19-13 Protest
The Story of Mighty Mouse
Approx. 6:30 PM:
While protesters chanted outside the San Diego Puppy store, the husband of a store employee careened recklessly into the parking lot, nearly hitting several protesters with his truck. He then proceeded to yell obscenities and threats at a  woman protester who was nearby.
 This man (known only to the ADT protesters as Mighty Mouse) not only is married to a store employee but also works at the tire store in the strip mall, where puppies were /are stored by San Diego Puppy until they can be sold. He has a police report against him for brandishing a weapon at protesters. This night it took an intervention by one of the (very tall) protesters as well as his own wife (see below)  to calm him down. When will he ever learn? It's time to either grow up or stay away from the Animal Defense Team, Mighty Mouse.
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Rats at San Diego Puppy!


Wait! What are those traps along the edge of the store???
Oh yes, no surprise....rat traps.
Does this means when everyone goes home at night and those
Puppies are left in there alone, they are
being terrorized by RATS? 

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Shame on San Diego Puppy! Janurary 19, 2013

Posted by PicasaSorry we didn't get photos of all this time! We had 15 protesters there -- all taking a stand against pet store CRUELTY!

January 10, 2013


Attention: veterinarians, pet stores, rescues, groomers, pet sitters, dog trainers, etc. Please help to stop inhumane and cruel industry of puppy mills. Endorsements are being gathered to show the City Council and the Mayor the support for an ordinance in the City of San Diego.

Please endorse the following ban on the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in San Diego pet stores. Complete the form below and return it to the San Diego Animal Defense Team address below or email the requested information. If your organization can't endorse this but you personally can, check the line.

List any resources or actions you can offer to help pass this ordinance in 2013 (money, post flyers, speak at City Council meetings, etc.)
Please contact us for a draft of the ordinance or any questions.


We are requesting the City of San Diego and Mayor Bob Filner to ban the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in pet stores in the City of San Diego.

____This organization is listed solely to identify the person below.

Contact Person:________________________________________________________________________________________________

Contact Information (email, address phone):_______________________________________________________________________



Thank you!
The San Diego Animal Defense Team

San Diego Animal Defense Team
864 N. Second St. #114
El Cajon, CA 92021

January 07, 2013

Surprise Protest 1-6-13

David Salinas, owner of San Diego Puppy, uses many tactics to acquire customers for his puppy mill store.
Because we believe one of them is soliciting new business from the Rock Church in San Diego, we want to be sure the thousands of members there know about the cruelty of puppy mills and their link to the store San Diego Puppy. A small group of the Animal Defense Team dedicated their own Sunday morning to handing out flyers and talking to the congregation as they passed by the public intersections.

We found that the people attending the church were very interested in our message and appreciated the time we had taken to come and educate them about puppy mills and pet stores.