As is the case wherever legislation is attempted anywhere in the nation, the propaganda machine of the American Kennel Club and the pet breeding industry springs into action by attempting to divert attention away from the facts:  Pet breeding, whether intentional in commercial breeders or accidentally in the family pet, contributes to overpopulation and the only hope we have of resolving this disgrace is to get a handle on the breeding that causes it.

     Breeders point to unaltered family pets and claim they are the only culprits.  But they refuse to look within their own ranks—including the infamous puppy mills for which Oklahoma is so well known—and admit their industry might actually benefit from sensible legislation. Next...