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.
Burglars Strike Lincoln Park Puppy StoreOfficers responded to a burglar alarm at 10:48 p.m. at Pocket Puppies, 2479 N. Clark St., and found a door open and a lock box missing, Chicago Police said. An unknown amount of cash was stolen.
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.