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Chicago Won't Support Puppy Mills, Politics Tonight

Chicago Won't Support Puppy Mills, Politics Tonight
Puppy Mill Project is where the movement began with Cari Meyers, and submitted to City Council by Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza, Chicago no longer will allow dogs, cats or rabbits to be sold at pet stores. Meyers, Mendoza and myself spoke on CLTV with “Politics Tonight” host Paul Lisnek. My interview on Steve Dale’s... Read more »

Pet Stores Will No Longer Sell Dogs or Cats in Chicago

Pet Stores Will No Longer Sell Dogs or Cats in Chicago
The proposed Chicago Ordinance, The Companion Animal and Consumer Protection ordinance, will prevent pet stores from selling dogs or cats in Chicago, was the topic of conversation between Bill Moller  and myself on WGN Radio; listen HERE. I describe why I think this proposal is a VERY good idea. Details in writing are here. To be clear,... Read more »

Puppy Mill Dogs to be Banned from Chicago Pet Stores

Puppy Mill Dogs to be Banned from Chicago Pet Stores
Keep puppy mill puppies out of pet stores – that’s the essence of  the proposed ordinance called The Companion Animal and Consumer Protection ordinance, which will limit the retail sale of dogs and cats from pet stores to only animals sourced from government-run shelters (such as Chicago Animal Care and Control), nonprofit rescue organizations or... Read more »
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Licensing Dog Owners, Not the Dogs: Maybe Not Such a Bad Idea

Licensing Dog Owners, Not the Dogs: Maybe Not Such a Bad Idea
As an outcome of the recent attack by two Pit Bull-type dogs in Chicago, Alderman Bob Fioretti (2nd ward) has offered an interesting idea – licensing dog owners. I actually believe the idea is brilliant – or at least a start. The city can better enforce; most municipalities (including Chicago)  license dogs. That’s not very... Read more »
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