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PARAMUS - "But after concerns were raised at a town meeting Wednesday night that a proposed ordinance created a standard different than that of the state level for pet stores, the ordinance was held for a future work session." - from NorthJersey.com
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SACRAMENTO - "California will no longer label dogs seized from illegal fighting rings as “vicious,” making safe rescue dogs more likely to get adopted." - from CBS Los Angeles
NASHVILLE - "Metro Nashville is thinking about a big change that could impact pet owners. It involves dogs, and it may lessen requirements involving rabies shots." - from WKRN TV
ST. PETERSBURG - "Council members unanimously gave tentative approval to an ordinance that would ban the sale of dogs and cats in St. Petersburg pet shops unless they came from humane organizations or rescue groups. The item is scheduled for a final public hearing at the July 21 meeting." - from SaintPetersBlog
MARYLAND - "Some of the ideas that have been discussed are forming a registry of all those convicted of animal cruelty cases, possibly preventing those who are found guilty from ever owning animals again." - from WMDT ABC 47
COLUMBIA - "The bill puts in place critical safeguards to protect pets and pet owners and ensures everyone will have access to the highest quality of care available." - from the Charleston Chronicle
PARAMUS - "The Paramus Mayor and Council took steps to becoming the second town in Bergen County to ban the sale of dogs bred in puppy mills with the introduction of an ordinance at its June 28 meeting." - from NorthJersey.com
TRENTON - "“It’s a bill that comes from a good place, but unfortunately does some very bad things,” said Mike Bober, president and CEO of the Washington-based Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council. Bober said the bill will make it difficult for any new store to open and weakens a pet protection law that has been a model for the rest of the country." - from NorthJersey.com