26 May '11, 1am

Update: Don't Let The Texas Puppy Mill Bill Die

There is good news to report about the controversial Texas Puppy Mill Bill that was referred to by opponents as “dog Gestapo.” The Texas Senate voted to approve the measure on Monday night. The Senate made a few amendments to the bill which will have to be approved by the House, but ultimately commercial breeders who “sell or exchange 20 or more animals yearly and have 11 or more females capable of breeding” will have to comply with regulations that will protect animals. Breeders will have to be licensed and submit to a yearly inspection of their kennels. They will have to provide basic grooming for the dogs and cats, keep cages clean and have all of the animals examined by a veterinarian at least once a year. According to the Associated Press , the Senate bill exempts breeders who raise greyhounds and herding or hunting dogs from regulation. The bill was originally introd...

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