Category: Companion Animal Breeding
|May 31, 2012||Posted by Laura Allen under Companion Animal Breeding|
Update May 31, 2012: Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has now signed into law H.B. 2921, the Commercial Pet Breeders Act of 2012 which puts the Board of Agriculture in charge of licensing commercial pet breeders and otherwise weakens the 2010 law. For more on this, read Animal Law Coalition’s reports below.
|May 26, 2012||Posted by Laura Allen under Companion Animal Breeding|
Update May 26, 2012: Go here for information about Assembly member Amy Paulin’s bill, A. 697-C that is set for a vote in the Assembly. The bill would increase standards of care for dogs and cats held by pet dealers. The Senate version is S. 7268 and is sponsored by Sen. Greg Ball.
Original report April 17, 2011: New York City is the #2 market in the U.S. for puppy mill dogs.
|May 4, 2012||Posted by Laura Allen under Companion Animal Breeding|
Download the Ohio Dog Auctions Act, Instructions for Collecting Signatures and a Campaign Flyer below! [Read more...]
|October 26, 2011||Posted by russmead under Companion Animal Breeding|
Update Oct 1, 2011: Since the scathing 2010 OIG audit of APHIS’ lax and ineffective regulation of dog breeding facilities, the agency has issued APHIS’ Enhanced Animal Welfare Act Enforcement Plan.
The agency says it has stepped up the number of enforcement actions and increased monetary sanctions.