Orland Park May Outlaw 'Puppy Mill' Sales

By Lauren Zumbach, Tribune reporter

April 8, 2014

Orland Park trustees are considering banning the sale of pets raised by commercial breeders, which critics call "puppy mills," in village pet stores.

Mayor Dan McLaughlin asked Trustee Pat Gira, chair of the Parks and Recreation Committee, to look into the issue after Chicago banned sales from large-scale breeders last month. The Cook County Board is considering a similar ordinance, but since Orland Park is a home rule municipality, it would have the option to design its own rules, Gira said.

 

UPDATE: 60 Dogs Seized At Registered Sex Offender's Home In Hertford County

Article by: WITN.com

March 24, 2014

For the second time in the past three days authorities are at a suspected puppy mill in Eastern Carolina. This time it happened at the home of a registered sex offender.

Hertford County deputies seized dozens of dogs at property on Pine Tops Road, southwest of Murfreesboro.

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