PETLAND PET SHOPS INDEX
Petland is a "PRIME" outlet for Hunte Corporation and other commercial puppy producers. i.e. puppy mills - ii Puppy Mill Definition
AKC created PRIME software for point of sale registrations for commercially bred pet shop puppies, many of which are shipped world-wide. This information is presented for educational purposes. Readers should independently research any perceived Petland Pet Shops affiliation with the American Kennel Club. Begin with Instant Information on ii Petland Corporation
2006 The ultimate treachery, TheDogPress breaks the story.
Multi-Group judge comments (Insiders Only)
Judge upset by our Petland coverage.
readers demand AKC cancel the contract.
TheDogPress readers pile on, forcing AKC to retreat. So with a sheepish grin...
You won. Or so we thought... but the American Kennel Club's betrayal was only beginning..
AKC Board Chairman questioned on moral integrity. Then in 2010, this publication furnished subscribers with a copy of
offering "High Volume Breeders" special services, reduced rates, incentives...
That didn't set well but AKC went very quiet and there wasn't much news for well over a year
And then breeders, judges, and especially delegates who had been kept in the dark - everyone (!) was shocked when we revealed that the American Kennel Club had gone far beyond the Petland contract. That's when TheDogPress uncovered PRIME, the pet shop software puppy mill deal...
AKC’S Secret Pet Shop Software Exposed by TheDogPress
view point-of-sale registration and "inventory" program for pet shops.
After the Petland deal, do you think the AKC cares about you?
If you want the rest of the story and how all of this impacts YOU as a hobby breeder explore below.