Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Regulations for the Inspection of Pet Shops Selling Dogs or Cats [2 VAC 5 ‑ 105]
Action Promulgate regulation required by Chapter 1284 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly
Stage Proposed
Comment Period Ended on 12/23/2022
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11/19/22  12:56 pm
Commenter: Mary Randolph

Strengthen laws regulating animal care in pet shops

It is outrageous that so many animals suffer from poor care and limited food at the hands of pet shop owners. Please make the regulations more stringent and the penalties/fines for non compliance more severe.

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