"The registry requires a dog's owners to adhere to a strict list of rules, ranging from keeping their dog muzzled and leashed outside the home to paying a $500 annual fee and obtaining additional insurance."
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Montgomery County could become the first local jurisdiction to prohibit pet stores from selling animals sourced from so-called "puppy and kitten mills."
Today we have mounting evidence of the value — to people and their pets alike — of the human animal bond. My personal, albeit unscientific, experience certainly underscores what the research continues to tell us.
STONY RIDGE, Ohio — A local exotic animal refuge’s time is up, but the owner said he is hopeful the state will acknowledge his recent efforts to get in compliance with the law.
Washington, D.C. – Pet safety during Halloween, as during other festive holidays, should be at the top of the list for pet owners this fall. According to the Pet Poison Hotline, calls increased at Halloween by 21% in 2011, many which were related to chocolate consumption by pets.
Food safety specialists say the FDA is going through the largest overhaul of food safety regulations in 70 years. Rules will focus on cleaner produce, stricter pet food regulations and verification foreign suppliers are meeting the same rules.
While the large national pet store chains don't sell dogs, other chains and shops do. But in several states, including Florida, cities are passing laws that ban puppy sales in pet stores.
I was lucky enough to spend one day recently visiting longtime PIJAC member Segrest Farms, one of the world's largest and most successful distributors of wholesale ornamental fish.
A proposal before the Montgomery County Council would implement new regulations covering the sale of puppies and kittens at local pet stores...
WASHINGTON -- Everyone has seen images of puppy mills, where dogs are crammed into cages awaiting sale to anyone with the cash or credit card to buy them.