Archive for July 2015

Does Naperville's new mayor love puppy mills?

Does Naperville's new mayor love puppy mills?
If you love animals and live in Naperville, hold on for a bumpy ride. It looks like Naperville’s new mayor won’t be moving forward anytime soon on banning the sale of puppy mill dogs and kitten mill cats in pet stores. Why would I think that? Mayor Steve Chirico has just appointed one of Petland’s... Read more »

Neglect charges filed against owner of Adrian's Puppy Paradise

Neglect charges filed against owner of Adrian's Puppy Paradise
The owner of a Kankakee County puppy mill is finally facing neglect charges nearly 3 ½ months after 81 dogs were rescued from her home. Yesterday, the Kankakee County State’s Attorney filed 71 counts of failure to provide humane care and treatment in the case against Louise Gutierrez, owner of the breeding operation known as... Read more »

Does Arlington Heights love puppy mills?

Does Arlington Heights love puppy mills?
Does Arlington Heights love puppy mills? We’ll find out soon enough. Earlier this week, the Arlington Heights Village Board voted to opt out of Cook County’s Companion Animal and Consumer Protection Act – a bill aimed at banning the sale of puppy mill dogs and kitten mill cats at pet stores. Calling the bill “overbroad”... 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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