New Bern woman writes book with goal to empty puppy mill cages

Jo Anna Dressler Kloster is a New Bern author who wrote a novel, Lily Unleashed, which discloses the horrible conditions of puppy mills based on Kloster's personal experience with her Maltese dog rescued from a puppy mill factory. Kloster attended a Home & Garden Expo in New Bern for a book signing on April 23 and is holding a Colonial Capital Humane Society puppy.

A New Bern woman stated she spent 10 several years crafting a story about dogs that are raised for a long time in pup mill cages and the issues a dog’s new sixth-grade owner confronted mainly because of that.  

Previous elementary school trainer, Jo Anna Dressler Kloster, currently an ESL tutor at New Bern High University, reported she was inspired to write “Lily Unleashed” immediately after getting in 2009 that her freshly adopted Maltese, Cagney, was a puppy mill rescue. Kloster adopted Cagney when he was seven months old from a Maltese rescue in Wisconsin.

She stated when she rescued Cagney 13 yrs ago, he right away commenced to exhibit signals he lived in a cage 24/7 before he was adopted, and Kloster failed to know the place thebehavior originated.

She commenced forming her book in 2012 and formally self-published it on Feb. 20. Kloster created Vacant Cages Press, her very own publishing corporation, with the target of emptying dog mill cages. 

“I experienced no clue what a puppy dog mill was. We didn’t know Cags was in a cage his whole daily life pumping out litter following litter,” Kloster explained final 7 days. “Cagney begun showing behaviors that are really typical in puppy mills.”

Jo Anna Dressler Kloster, of New Bern, wrote a novel, "Lily Unleashed," which explores the conditions dogs face in puppy mills based on her own dog, Cagney, who was rescued from a puppy mill after being locked in cage for seven months of his life.

In accordance to PETA, bringing a pup mill pet dog into your household could necessarily mean the dog’s genetic defects are additional rampant. That can consist of physical issues that require costly veterinary cure as nicely as persona problems that routinely frustrate pup mill rescue owners into abandoning their pet dog. 

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