Friday, September 23, 2011

A victory for Cats and Dogs in Toronto

Here's some great news from Canada -- let's hope some U.S. cities follow suit!

Toronto Council bans pet shop sale of dogs, cats, unless they're from shelters

by Carys Mills

Dogs and cats sold in Toronto pet shops must now come from animal shelters, rescue groups or people giving up animals for free.

Toronto city council voted unanimously on Wednesday to make the changes, which aim to put an end to puppy and kitty mills.

Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker put forward the motion. He said puppy mills are bad for pets and consumers.

Read more in the Globe and Mail

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