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A bill that would prohibit Connecticut pet shops from selling dogs, cats, and rabbits originating from puppy mills and other cruel commercial breeding facilities stalled in the State House this legislative session.  Bethel Representative Raghib Allie-Brennan says he'll continue the fight to end the puppy-mill-to-pet-store pipeline next session.  Meanwhile Rhode Island's House of  Representatives has approved a bill to ban the sale of dogs and cats not from animal shelters.  Allie-Brennan says Connecticut lags behind as other states make moves to ban the sale of inhumanely bred animals.