Main Line Animal Rescue Making Headlines


Consumers said to be biggest losers in USDA purge of puppy mill and other data

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2017 / The Philadelphia Inquirer / -- The United States Department of Agriculture surprised state officials, businesses and animal welfare organizations last week when it removed a database of inspection reports from its website. The records included reports and enforcement records for dog breeding facilities, research labs, zoos and circuses. The move prompted an outcry.


PHOENIXVILLE, Pa. (WPVI) -- Two dogs rescued from Main Line Animal Rescue are bringing joy to the many lives around them....

Al Roker Never Expected to Fall in Love with a Dog: 'I Always Made Fun of the People with Those Little Rat Dogs'

It was a surprising love-at-first-sight for Al Roker and his adopted dog, Pepper. “I always made fun of the people with those little rat dogs....

Main Line Animal Rescue wrapped transit buses in DC to pressure the USDA to enforce the few laws protecting dogs in our nation's federally licensed puppy mills. 

Read about our buses and the complete OIG report by visiting The report chronicles some of the worst animals abuse in this country, inspectors' lack of empathy and regard for the animals they are supposed to protect, and the almost complete lack of consequences for those who violate our laws and abuse dogs in their kennels. Interesting to know, our buses were so successful, the men and women who approve advertising in DC have banned bus wraps specifically mentioning puppy mills. In exchange for advertisers' cooperation they are now allowing them to advertise alcohol and cigarettes. Apparently, they would rather people die of lung cancer than stop the wide-spread abuse in our nation's puppy mills.

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MLAR Brochures

Main Line Animal Rescue's brochures are often kitschy, sometimes serious, and always informative. We are known for our distinctive printed materials and they have been extremely effective in advancing MLAR's mission and helping us raise the necessary funds to support our lifesaving programs.