A big problem is what this type of operation and publicity does to tarnish the public view of legit responsible breeders.
With all the outrage, wouldn't you think that society could push for proper regulations in regard to puppy mills. While there are some regulations in place, the article states that a lot of what the Amish have done in Lancaster Pa is still legal. If it is then its time to change the law and find a way of enforcing it.
What is even more idiotic is that in the article that talks about Pure Breeds and their health, there is someone from a University who is quoted in that article saying that specifically where Bostons are concerned that breeders should breed them for a longer snout so they can breath easier. Did these so called experts ever stop to think about additional health issues that can develop along the way while breeders are attempting to get that longer snout. In my opinion that article is clearly someone who has little or no knowledge of breeding or its affects. Yes there are health issues and no one can deny that. Its how those health issues are addressed that is important. There is no quick fix for any problem. No arm chair quarterback breeder should be making suggestions or calls for those who are involved and do understand the complications.