Posts tagged "Pet Joint Advisory Council"

When Puppy Mills Go Away I Will Change My Mind

When Puppy Mills Go Away I Will Change My Mind
This is blog post  2,500.   I’ve written about many topics in nearly six years as a ChicagoNow blogger.  I’ve averaged writing over a blog post a day.  My first few blogs were about breed specific bans, a common topic for me – for which I will offer a special announcement this summer. My blog helped to... Read more »

Pet Stores Sell Dogs Mass Produced, Putting An End to the Practice in Cook County

Pet Stores Sell Dogs Mass Produced, Putting An End to the Practice in Cook County
Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey (12th district) was on Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio,  Listen HERE. I explain the background of how the Puppy Mill Project has been devoted to pet stores not selling animals from commercial facilities, and how the city and then Cook County said no more dogs, cats or rabbits to be... Read more »

Amending Ban on Pet Store Sales of Dogs, Cats, Rabbits on WGN

Amending Ban on Pet Store Sales of Dogs, Cats, Rabbits on WGN
Puppy mills are not a good thing. FACT. Many dogs sold at pet stores are from puppy mills, others are from commercial facilities that mass produce dogs. FACT Purchases made at pet stores are impulsive, and unlike a private breeder or animal shelter or rescue, – which wants to insure you are the right family... Read more »
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Pet Peeves, Hearing Your Voices

Pet Peeves, Hearing Your Voices
It’s that time again to hear from readers, and you do have a lot to say! Keep those emails coming to steve@stevedale.tv. READER COMMENT: Puppy mills are deplorable. I’m glad to see so many cities banning pet stores from selling dogs and cats from these places. I own a pet store and I know where... Read more »

Banning Pet Sales in Irvine California

Banning Pet Sales in Irvine California
The City Council, Irvine, CA approved an ordinance, on October 11, 2011,  that bans the retail sale of dogs and cats…joining several other cities around the country. The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) in Washington, D.C., disapproved of the plan. PJAC maintains that research has demonstrated that pet store puppies are as healthy or... Read more »
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