Kansas is ranked 34 for animal protection and welfare in the United States.
Kansas is the #4 state for puppy mill production.
Kansas is #3 for the state with the highest broker complaints about dealers selling sick puppies.
Kansas has over 165 puppy mills, with over 10,500 adult dogs trapped in the cycle of abuse.
Kansas had 8 dealers listed in the 2018 HSUS Horrible Hundred Report for egregious breeding facility violations - many repeat offenders!
Kansas is 1 of 10 states with the highest number of licensed animal breeders in the nation.
Kansas has at least 7 pet stores selling puppies sourced from puppy mills.
Kansas is 1 of 9 states where greyhound racing is still legal.
Missouri is 1 of only 6 states to have an ag-gag law, making it illegal for undercover investigations of puppy mills.