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Chicago pet shop owners say Puppy Mill Project prez wrongly smeared them as supporters of 'animal cruelty'

Jonathan Bilyk Mar. 1, 2016, 8:01pm

The owners of two Chicago pet stores who recently failed to overturn a city ordinance prohibiting the sale of pets obtained from so-called “puppy mills” have set their sights on a non-profit organization that helped spearhead passage of that ordinance, saying the president of the Chicago-based Puppy Mill Project hurt their businesses by spreading falsehoods and smearing their names by associating them with animal cruelty.