It takes a significant amount of thinking and deciding to get a dog. Many families who want to add a pet to their household choose to start from scratch, with the breed of their choosing.

Unfortunately, many of the most renowned and so-called “designer breeds” now on the market and popular among vendors have been overbred. If you don’t know, puppy farming that is not regulated and controlled properly continues to generate litters after litters of pups.

The abuse that these dogs have to endure is quite severe. Consider the fact that these canines are being bred simply because they look cute! This might not appear to be much of a difference, but it has a significant impact on the dogs’ well-being.

When the Greater Birmingham Humane Society learned about a hoarding issue in Birmingham, Alabama, it became clear that they were not adequately prepared to handle the crisis on their own.

The Greater Birmingham Humane Society sought to collaborate with the BISSELL Pet Foundation and worked with the Harbor Humane Society in Michigan to successfully remove 35 Goldendoodles after the owner agreed to surrender them, according to WZZM-TV.

The staff at Harbor Humane received a transport van on its way to the site within hours of learning about the emergency situation, where they were prepared to assist with the procedure.

Harbor Human wrote regarding this rescue:

“These dogs are NOT in good condition. They are severely matted, under socialized (they come out of their shells around their fur-friends), and not spayed/neutered. They are already being groomed and getting all the love and care they deserve of course. This is what a large-scale breeding operation looks like, and it has got to stop.”

The post continued:

“For the sake of these animals, and for shelters who are bursting at the seams nationwide — we have to do better. PLEASE consider adopting from your local shelter (where, guess what, you can find purebreds too, and plenty of mixed breeds that are just as wonderful. as these are mixed breeds!).”

Cathy Bissell, the creator of the BISSELL Pet Foundation, took advantage of the moment to urge people to reconsider their decision to acquire pups from untrusted or shady vendors.

Bissell told WZZM-TV, “The neglect and cruelty that these dogs endured in the name of profit are heartbreaking. Puppy mills tax our sheltering system and cause pain to the dogs and the families that unknowingly purchase sick puppies. If you want to find a puppy for your family, please consider adopting from an animal shelter. If you cannot find what you’re looking for there, do your homework and find a responsible breeder that allows you to visit their property and see all of the dogs. ”

Jen Self-Aulgur, the executive director of Harbor Humane, agreed that families who will adopt these dogs in the future must have a lot of patience and trust-building challenges. She continued, “These dogs won’t ever breed again. They won’t ever have to fend for themselves, you know, outside. They’ll have a home. They’ll have a family, and that’s something that they wouldn’t have had a chance for otherwise.”

All of the rescued dogs will be brought to Harbor Humane and other shelters in the region for further grooming and medical care, after which they will be offered for adoption.