Sydney Cicourel, the San Diego Campaign Coordinator of the Companion Animal Protection Society (CAPS) has announced the meeting of the San Diego Council to discuss the drafting of an ordinance to prohibit the sale of cats and dogs in pet stores in the City of San Diego.
CAPS has been working with the Public Safety & Neighborhood Services Committee of the City of San Diego’s City Council since early last year to achieve this milestone. CAPS submitted a report documenting a two year investigation of San Diego pet stores and their suppliers.
The meeting is being held today, Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 2:00 pm in the Council Committee Room on the 12th Floor at the City Administration Building located at 202 C Street in downtown San Diego.
The meeting is open to the public and all animal welfare and rescue people are encouraged to attend to show their support of the ban of the sale of cats and dogs in pet stores.
CAPS does support the adoption of cats and dogs from animal welfare and rescue organizations and city and county animal care facilities.
The CAPS) was founded in 1992 by Deborah Howard. CAPS is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to ending the abuse and suffering of pet shop and puppy mill dogs and cats.
Their work includes investigations, education, media relations, legislative involvement, puppy mill dog rescues, consumer assistance and pet industry employee relations.
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