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11/17/2013 08:49 pm ET

20K Sign A Petition To End ISU Course That University Says Doesn't Exist

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Nearly 20,000 people have signed an online petition in less than a month asking Iowa State University and a professor of veterinary medicine to end what it says is “an 11-part course that encourages the proliferation of commercial dog breeders” — or puppy mills.

“It is unconscionable that these institutions would facilitate the breeding of more dogs when so many dogs languish in shelters and with rescues, waiting for permanent homes, and when millions are euthanized ever year because of oversupply,” the petition says.

But Iowa State University has no such course or class.

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