Definition of puppy farm in English:

puppy farm

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(also North American puppy mill)

noun

derogatory
An establishment that breeds puppies for sale, typically on an intensive basis and in conditions regarded as inhumane: the government aims to stop puppy farms, where dogs may be kept in cramped conditions with little concern for their needs
More example sentences
  • Maybe, if fewer people buy from them, the puppy mills will close.
  • Five years ago, 149 members of Congress, responding to a torrent of complaints about horrific conditions in puppy mills, asked the USDA to adopt tougher regulations.
  • You should never get a dog from a pet store, puppy mill, or casual/backyard breeder.

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