WASHINGTON, DC - "...provides the Secretary of Agriculture with the authority to determine that animal dealers and exhibitors are not required to obtain a license under the Act and regulations if the size of the business conducting AWA-related activities is determined to be de minimis by the Secretary." - from Federal Register
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LAS VEGAS - "Canine Care Certified, a national, voluntary program that sets rigorous standards for professional breeders, was developed after three years of research at Purdue University’s Center for Animal Welfare Science and was peer-reviewed by animal scientists and canine welfare experts from major academic institutions." - from San Antonio Express News
PORTLAND - "The ordinance would prohibit retail sales of dogs and cats, unless they come from an animal care facility or rescue organization." - from Portland Press Herald
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY - " The law says any county that has a licensing requirement for dogs must provide at least 45 days notice to dog owners that their license needs renewal. That’s not happening in Hillsborough." - from WFLA News Channel 8
In just a few short days pet product manufacturers, industry leaders and retailers across the country will gather in sunny Las Vegas for SuperZoo! This annual west coast tradeshow,...
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
As summer reaches its peak, people and their pets head outdoors to have fun in the sun. While spending more time outdoors together is a great way to fit in...
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