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"'I am pleased we sent the message that our community abhors the inhumane treatment of animals by puppy mills,' Potok said in an email. 'But I would have preferred following our counsel's advice to first consult with the New York attorney general's office. I expect that the new law will prove legally defective.'"


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


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


"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


"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


"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