31 Aug '15, 4pm

Arizona rules all dogs and cats sold in pet stores must come from shelters

A federal judge in Phoenix, Arizona just ruled that all dogs and cats sold in pet stores must come from animal shelters or non-profit organizations. The ruling upholds an ordinance passed in 2013 that was challenged by a store called Puppies N’Love, which claimed it violates constitutionally-granted interstate commerce laws. Those in favor of doing away with puppy mills and encouraging pet owners to adopt or rescue companions see the decision as a great step forward.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/arizona-rules-all-dogs-and-cats-sold...

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