10 Jul '12, 2am

Last Week to Speak Up for Puppy Mill Dogs | Care2 Causes

Last Week to Speak Up for Puppy Mill Dogs | Care2 Causes

This spring the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) introduced a proposal that would crack down on puppy mills by regulating breeders who sell directly to the public. There are currently thousands of breeders who are making good use of a loophole in the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) that allows them to sell animals over the Internet, phone or mail, or other means where customers don’t physically enter their facilities, without any federal oversight. The USDA’s proposed rule would revise the 40-year old definition of a retail pet store and impose the same regulations on these breeders as those faced by large-scale wholesale dealers, and would apply to those who breed more than four female dogs, cats or other small animals each year. Under the current law, brick and mortar pet stores have been exempt from having to obtain federal licenses under the premise that people ...

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