Update: Following the Chicago City Council, the Cook County Board voted unanimously to ban the sale of animals within the area, but with some restrictions and exceptions.
Chicago joins Los Angeles, San Diego, Toronto, and other cities in banning the sale of puppy mill dogs, rabbit mill rabbits, and kitten factory cats, in pet stores.
All pet owners can attest to the health benefits of petting a dog or a cat. For long-term hospital patients with serious illnesses, cuddle time with Fido or Fluffy can provide that extra boost they need to get through each difficult day of treatment. But for the vast majority of patients, policies prohibiting pets ban […]