Aldermen Seek To Close Loophole In 2014 Anti-Puppy Mill OrdinanceAld. Brian Hopkins (2nd) said some pet stores circumvented the ban on selling animals from large-scale for-profit breeders by setting up fake non-profits as front organizations posing as rescue groups.
Puppies To Blame For Drug-Resistant Infection In 118 PeopleThe cause of illness: Campylobacter, common bacteria that can cause diarrhea, abdominal pain and fever, according to the CDC outbreak report published as part of its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
West Suburban Residents Fight To Ban Sale Of Dogs From Puppy MillsCBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports many Naperville residents are fighting for a complete ban on the sale of puppy mill dogs at pet stores.
Pet Stores Vow Appeal Of City's Puppy Mill BanAn attorney for small pet stores in Chicago was vowing to appeal a recent court ruling tossing out a challenge to the city’s puppy mill ordinance, and threatening a defamation lawsuit against advocacy groups he accused of lying to get their way.
Pet Advocates, Store Owners Clash Over Puppy Mill Ordinance It's a battle over what kind of puppy you can buy and where you can buy it. Starting in March, a new ordinance in Chicago will only allow pet stores to sell rescue or shelter dogs.
Aldermen OK Ban On Sale Of 'Puppy Mill' Animals At Pet StoresThe City Council gave final approval Wednesday to an ordinance banning pet shops from buying their animals from so-called “puppy mills” and similar places.