Here's a recent article about Michele Lazarow, a local commissioner who is bravely fighting to stop the sale of puppy mill puppies (and a FOAD)... 

It takes a real pit bull to lead a crusade against puppy mills. 

Enter Michele Lazarow, a Hallandale Beach commissioner with three rescue dogs who has taken on what she calls one of the cruelest industries around. 

With Lazarow leading the charge, several dozen cities in South Florida have jumped on the bandwagon, banning the sale of puppies and kittens that come from large-scale commercial breeders. The laws limit pet stores to selling animals from shelters, humane societies and rescue groups, with the goal of getting rid of puppy mills that churn out sick animals....continued here