Activists seeking puppy mill ban, starts locally

BRANFORD, Conn. (AP) — Five months after her beloved boxer died, Lori Nicholson told a group at the local animal shelter she wasn’t ready for a new dog yet. ‘‘I said my next dog would find me,” Nicholson said. An abandoned 1-year-old black Labrador mix, thirsty and scared, began following Nicholson around town 24 […]

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Puppy store riles activists

BY JON CHAVEZBLADE BUSINESS WRITER 42.513 -83.752 BIZ puppy27 A pet store chain that plans to open its first Ohio store next month in Westfield Franklin Park mall will be opening with a little something extra. Controversy. The Family Puppy, a southeast Michigan chain that sells puppies, plans to open a store in mid-October after […]

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