Publication/Event date: 2012-02-09

Publication name: Democrat and Chronicle

URL for more info: http://www.democratandchronicle.com/article/20120208/NEWS01/302080049/Most-opposed-Gorham-dog-breeding-facility?odyssey=tab

Summary:
The Town Board in this Ontario County community got an earful at a meeting Wednesday from people opposed to a dog-breeding facility planned for the town.

Town officials said at the meeting that a tentative permit for the facility will be voided.

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Thanks to CAPS West Coast Director Carole Davis for not only presenting our investigation but recommending that the city introduce an ordinaThanks to CAPS West Coast Director Carole Davis for not only presenting our investigation but recommending that the city introduce an ordinance!
Publication/Event date: 2012-04-17
Publication name:
CBS Los Angeles
URL for more info:
http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2012/04/17/la-city-council-moves-forward-on-banning-pet-sales/
Summary:
LOS ANGELES (CBS) — The L.A. City Council voted Tuesday in favor of banning stores from selling dogs, cats and rabbits that are not rescues in an effort to curb the city’s animal euthanasia rates.
Eleven members of the council approved the motion, which will be drafted by the City Attorney’s Office into an ordinance banning pet sales. Councilman Bill Rosendahl cast the dissenting vote. Continue reading the article…
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Sunday, 22 April 2012 03:06

SNN6: A Puppy Town Protest

More than 25 protesters showed up to participate in a CAPS –sponsored protest of Puppy Town in Sarasota on Sunday, April 15. Puppy Town, which also has a store in Tampa, buys dogs from puppy mills in the Midwest that have serious violations of the Animal Welfare Act and from an Internet seller in Georgia who does not have a USDA license. ABC Sarasota and Sarasota News Network (SNN) covered the protest.

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Update: Laguna Beach Passes Ordinance
Publication/Event date: 2012-05-01
Publication name: Puppy Mill Mom
URL for more info:
http://puppymillmom.blogspot.com/2012/05/companion-animal-protection-society.html
Summary:
Laguna Beach City Council Members, The Companion Animal Protection Society (www.caps-web.org) is a national, non-profit organization that exclusively investigates pet factories, puppy mills and pet stores. We have a national record of success exposing commercial breeding operations that violate federal and state laws. Our investigations and direct action campaigns have led to the ordinances that ban the sale of puppy mill dogs and cats you see being passed throughout California. We assisted the cities of West Hollywood and Glendale in the drafting of their ordinances. The Los Angeles ordinance, which is in the works, is based on the evidence from our investigations and our recommendations. Continue reading…

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