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proposal limiting naperville pet stores to selling only rescue animals tabled by council

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proposal limiting naperville pet stores to selling only rescue animals tabled by council

after lengthy discussion and comments from nearly 40 people tuesday, naperville city council members tabled a vote on a new pet protection ordinance that would ban pet shops from selling anything other than cats and dogs obtained from animal shelters or rescue organizations.the council plans to revisit the topic — which spurred several members of the public to speak out against commercial breeders and puppy mills with their beloved canines in tow — in 60 days.council members also directed city staff to follow a proposal in springfield that brian krajewski, a dupage county board member, and suzanne hart, a will county board member, have helped draft that they said they hope will be filed by local legislators soon."will county, along with dupage, drafted some amazing legislation, some language that we're going to be able to take down to springfield this next session, and it will resemble that of the chicago ordinance," said hart, a naperville resident.hart advised council members that if they couldn't make a decision on an ordinance tuesday to "table it. we will take care of it. this will get done."at the heart of the debate over two ordinance options presented to council members is whether the city should restrict the sale of cats and dogs at pet stores in naperville to those obtained from rescue organizations or animal shelters, thereby eliminating the chance a puppy mill dog would be sold locally. chicago adopted a similar ordinance in 2015. naperville's version w...