Archive for May 2015

Federal judge rules in favor of Cook County Pet Store Ordinance

Federal judge rules in favor of Cook County Pet Store Ordinance
It may be a bit early to celebrate, but there is good news for Cook County animal advocates that had fought to outlaw the sale of puppy mill dogs and kitten mill cats in pet stores. In a thorough, substantive opinion, Federal Judge Matthew F. Kennelly granted the county’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed... Read more »

Chicago Dog Flu: Its chilling effect on the dog rescue community

Chicago Dog Flu: Its chilling effect on the dog rescue community
Today is a gorgeous spring day for The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Bark in the Park. Unfortunately, Chicago’s oldest pet-friendly fundraiser has gone virtual – iBark int he Park – this year thanks to the outbreak of the Chicago Dog Flu. The Canine Influenza in Chicago has done much more than get pets sick, it’s set back... Read more »
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    I am a crazy cat lady and puppy mill warrior that blogs to advocate and educate about pet issues. In American animal controls, millions of pets are abandoned each year and an estimated 4 million die just because there are not enough homes. It truly seems like it’s Raining Cats and Dogs.

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