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04Aug

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

03Aug

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

29Jul

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

28Jul

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

15Jul

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