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Gov. Malloy Signs Pet Store Legislation During Stop at Greenwich Animal Control

Pet stores will be penalized for importing puppies from mills with violations. Pet shops are required to reimburse customers for veterinarian expenses exceeding the current $500 cap. The legislation instructs pet shops to post the USDA inspection reports for breeders of any dog offered for sale. Continue Reading →

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Humane Pet Shop Legislation Passes CT Senate

Humane Pet Shop legislation passed the Senate Wednesday night. The bill now proceeds to the floor of the House of Representatives, where it will await further action. The 2014 legislative session ends on May 7. The legislation would prohibit pet shop licensees from purchasing dogs or cats from breeders who have violated USDA animal welfare regulations and increases the fine for violating related requirements. Continue Reading →

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