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Help us find new homes for these retired breeding dogs from the puppy mills. @SPCA_SG @ACRES_SG

LOOKING for a home: Five-year-old female, gives undivided attention, will sit on lap for hours, needs lots of love. Who could resist? Hopefully there will be a rush as breeders and volunteers are starting a project to get more retired pooches out of farms and into loving homes. The adoption drive is initiated by The Straits Times, which persuaded breeders to agree to let retired dogs go to good families. Animal welfare groups have also been roped in to screen potential owners and check how the dogs are coping in their- new abodes. These are the first three candidates. (See right) Ms Kitty Leong, 33, a management trainee volunteering with Voices For Animals , said: "It’s a better option for the dogs, which spent their lives producing puppies. Now they get a second chance in life, experiencing being loved. It’s also better than the breeders having to put them to sleep." The ...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/STI/STIMEDIA/sp/puppymills/su...

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