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10Feb

NORMAN, Okla. - Snakes are at the center of controversy in Norman. Tuesday night, several pet owners showed up to the city council meeting to voice their concerns over a proposed ordinance that would ban certain types of exotic creatures like pythons and boa constrictors. - from kfor.com

09Feb

Legislation to prohibit localities from banning certain dog breeds is under review in the Kentucky Senate. The measure got the backing of the Senate Agriculture Committee last week. Lee Greenwood with Best Friends Animal Society says it’s a property rights issue. “The science is pretty clear, as we said, there really is no connection between breed and a dog’s propensity for acting in one way or another.” - from wkms.org

04Feb

"On Jan. 28, Bellmawr became the 14th municipality in Camden County to adopt an ordinance banning the sale of dogs and cats...." - From courierpostonline.com

01Feb

"Grove City Council members were searching for answers before voting Monday on whether to ban what would be its only pet store from selling "puppy mill" dogs." - from dispatch.com

29Jan

"A proposed ordinance that would ban the sale of dogs or cats from pet stores in Tempe unless the animal was obtained from an animal shelter or rescue organization drew strong protests from the store's supporters during a public hearing Thursday night." - from azcentral.com

28Jan

"SARASOTA - Sarasota County commissioners heard more than 10 hours of public comment from over 100 people before voting 3-2 in favor of an ordinance Wednesday banning the sale of commercially bred dogs and cats in retail establishments." - from heraldtribune.com

27Jan

"Sarasota County commissioners are scheduled to vote Wednesday on an ordinance that would ban retail pet stores from selling commercially bred dogs and cats." - from heraldtribune.com