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Chicago Bans Puppy Mill Sales At Pet Stores

By Joseph Erbentraut

In what is being heralded as a big win for animal shelters, Chicago is now the latest city to ban pet stores from selling pets from so-called “puppy mills.”

The puppy mill ordinance was approved in a unanimous City Council vote on Wednesday morning, City Clerk Susana Mendoza, the proposal’s lead proponent, announced.

Our anti- #puppymill ord just passed #chicouncil! It’s a brighter day for the pets we love here in #Chicago.

— Chicago City Clerk (@chicityclerk) March 5, 2014

The ordinance, introduced last month, specifically bans the sale of pet store …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green