This is a solution looking for a problem. The Maine Shelter Survey shows that the euthanasia rate in state shelters has plummeted from 27% in 2011 to 10% in 2013. For dogs, those rates were just 11% and 5%, respectively. It is our position that pet stores are a good choice for consumers to buy healthy, well socialized puppies.
03/05/2015Lawsuit Postpones Chicago Pet Shop Ordinance | abc7chicago.com
"CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago's pet shop ordinance was challenged in court on Wednesday. Several pet shop owners and a breeder sued the city claiming the ordinance would effectively ban Chicago retail shops from selling animals purchased from commercial breeders."
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Questions and Answers about Ebola and Pets | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
"The ongoing epidemic of Ebola in West Africa has raised several questions about how the disease affects the animal population, and in particular, the risk to household pets."