Author Archives: Kim Alboum

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Positively Expert: Kim Alboum

Kim Alboum is North Carolina's state director for The Humane Society of the United States. Since 2005, she has served as a volunteer coordinator and later as a board member for the Puppy Mill Awareness Day Organization. Her volunteer responsibilities also include tracking dog breeding legislation and cruelty laws.


Holiday Time at the Shelter!

Posted on: November 25, 2010 - 2 Comments

Animal shelters are the cornerstone of animal welfare in our communities and they desperately need our help 365 days a year but especially during the holiday season. Here are a few of the many ways in which you can help your community shelter throughout the holiday season and into the New Year: Donate toys, bowls Read More

Puppy Mills Posing as Rescue Groups

Posted on: September 13, 2010 - 1 Comment

Animal welfare advocates across the country are taking advantage of the great fall weather to hold events to raise public awareness about the cruelty of puppy mills. Most people have no clue that, according to estimates from The Humane Society of the United States, there are at least 10,000 puppy mills in the United States. Read More

Rescued Dogs Adjust to New Homes

Posted on: June 4, 2010 - 1 Comment

    NJ  Rescue  Highlights Significance of New Federal Bill to Crack Down on Puppy Mills In March 2010, The Humane Society of the United States, NJSPCA, Cumberland County SPCA, and Gloucester County Animal Control/Shelter joined forces to rescue 90 dogs from an unlicensed puppy mill in Monroeville, NJ. Since the rescue, many of these Read More

End in Sight for Missouri Puppy Mills

Posted on: March 2, 2010 - 6 Comments

In the battle against puppy mills, Missouri is ground zero. With approximately 3,000 puppy mills in the state, Missouri is the number one puppy producing state in the country. Approximately 40% of all pet store puppies are bred in Missouri, where almost 200,000 breeding dogs produce up to a million puppies a year. There appeared Read More

Manufacturing Dogs

Posted on: December 29, 2009 - 1 Comment

First let me start by saying that I am incredibly excited to be a part of Victoria’s new website!  Congratulations Victoria!  Your strength, tenacity, and knowledge continue to improve the lives of dogs across the US.  We are grateful to have you on our side of the pond!  There are no words to thank you Read More