Thanks for helping us advocate on behalf of the adult dogs in Iowa’s puppy mills! We’ve created a set of resources you may need as you talk about this important issue with friends, the media and your legislators.



  • Find Your Legislator

    Unsure about who represents you or a district important to you? Type your zip code and address ino this look up tool to see the elected legislators and their contact information.
    Search here 

  • Talking to Your Legislators

    Contact Your Legislator

    Looking for a postal or email address or phone number for a legislator? You’ve come to the right place.

    Contact information 


  • How Big is the Problem?

    Huge! This map plots county-by-county the locations of known USDA-licensed commercial dog breeders in the state. Every yellow dot is one breeder.

    See the map 


  • Legislative Scorecard

    Want to know how your candidate or legislator feels about the puppy mill issue? Use our scorecard to find out.

    Scorecard 


  • About the Laws

    To help the dogs we must change the laws. Learn about the laws in place and what changes we propose.

    Learn more  


  • How to Lobby Your Legislators

    Whether you’re writing, calling or talking in person, lobbying can be intimidating. Get tips on how to interface with elected officials about this important issue.

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    Find Public Legislative Forums and Events

    We invite you to attend a public event for an opportunty to meet legislators and talk with them about Iowa’s puppy mill problem. 

    Upcoming events