Posts tagged "puppy mills"

Puppy Mill Sales Targeted in Cook County

Puppy Mill Sales Targeted in Cook County
Puppy mills are awful places. We’re a country which stands for humane treatment of animals….But if you landed here from outer space and fell on a puppy mill, you’d certainly have another impression all together. For decades the U.S. Department of Agriculture for various reasons hasn’t been able to significantly reduce the number of puppy... Read more »

Cook County Plans to Take Up Pet Store Ban

Cook County Plans to Take Up Pet Store Ban
Chicago banned the retail sale of dog, cats and rabbits at pet stores (except for non-profits, who can adopt the animals in pet stores). Cook County will now follow, at least that seems quite likely due to a proposal introduced by Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey. The proposal is similar to a ban passed in Chicago... Read more »

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 »
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Chicago Ban on Pet Store Sales of Dogs, Cats, Rabbits: Is Your City Next?

Chicago Ban on Pet Store Sales of Dogs, Cats, Rabbits: Is Your City Next?
The goal is to drive puppy mills out of business and discourage impulsive purchases of dogs. With the impetus of the Puppy Mill Project, a non-profit educational campaign launched in 2009, Chicago joined Los Angeles, Phoenix and over 40 other cities March 5 in banning pet stores from selling dogs, cats or rabbits. My hope... Read more »

NO to Puppy Mills: YES to Ordinance Banning Pet Store Sales Dogs, Cats, Rabbits

NO to Puppy Mills: YES to Ordinance Banning Pet Store Sales Dogs, Cats, Rabbits
Dogs, cats or rabbits will not longer be sold at pet stores, as the Chicago City Council Committee on Licensing and Consumer Protection unanimously approved the The Companion Animal and Consumer Protection ordinance,March 4, introduced by Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza and forwarded by the non-profit Puppy Mill Project. Among those who testified FOR the proposed... Read more »

Puppy Mill Dogs Soon Outlawed in Chicago

Puppy Mill Dogs Soon Outlawed in Chicago
Puppy mill dogs will soon be outlawed in Chicago, at least dogs, cats and also rabbits sold at pet stores. Listen HERE to Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza discuss why she wrote and introduced the The Companion Animal and Consumer Protection ordinance on Steve Dale’s Pet World , WGN Radio. Clerk Mendoza discusses why this bill is important to... Read more »
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Ban on Dogs, Cats, Rabbits Sold at Chicago Pet Stores, Clerk Mendoza on WGN

Ban on Dogs, Cats, Rabbits Sold at Chicago Pet Stores, Clerk Mendoza on WGN
Pet stores won’t any longer be able to sell dogs, cats or rabbits when a new ordinance passes the Chicago City Council. The ordinance was drafted and presented by Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza, who will appear on Steve Dale’s Pet World March 2, 6:35 AM (CDT) on WGN Radio (720 AM or listen online HERE).... 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 »

Banning Dog and Cat Sales at Pet Stores, Alderman James Cappleman on WGN Radio

Banning Dog and Cat Sales at Pet Stores, Alderman James Cappleman on WGN Radio
Alderman James Cappleman,(46th ward) on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio….Listen HERE…. talking about the proposed Chicago Ordinance, The Companion Animal and Consumer Protection ordinance, which would prevent pet stores from selling dogs or cats. After all, those animals are from puppy mills or commercial facilities. However, the bill will allow, even encourage, pet stores to instead adopt dogs... Read more »
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Pet Store Ordinance Discussed with Steve Dale, Susana Mendoza, Ald. James Cappleman

Pet Store Ordinance Discussed with Steve Dale, Susana Mendoza, Ald. James Cappleman
Puppies soon won’t be sold at pet stores in Chicago, due to a new ordinance, called The Companion Animal and Consumer Protection ordinance, which was brought forward by Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza.  Clerk Mendoza will join me with Bill Moller on WGN Radio, Sunday, February 23, 2:30 p.m. CDT. On my show, Steve Dale’s Pet World,  6:35... Read more »