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Protestors want The Family Puppy out of Franklin Park

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Dozens of people are fighting to get a pet store to leave Franklin Park Mall. Protestors say The Family Puppy gets their dogs from an Amish puppy farm. One of the protest's organizers says dogs at puppy mills are usually kept in small cages, with little human interaction or medical care.

"Puppies that come from these puppy mills usually end up with health problems, genetic problems and people are paying big money in the puppy stores for dogs that they're likely to have a lot of problems with along the line."

Toledo City Councilman Rob Ludeman and Council President Paula Hicks Hudson have crafted a new ordinance that would make it illegal to sell pets in Toledo that come from inhumane shelters and breeders.

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