IRVINE (CBS) — Irvine is working to safeguard pets and animals used for entertainment.

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The Irvine City Council voted Tuesday night to ban the retail sales of dogs and cats, as well as rodeos and circuses featuring exotic animals.

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The only pet store affected will be allowed to stay in business until its lease expires next year.

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The city is also considering a campaign urging residents to spay and neuter their pets.