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Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Regulations for the Inspection of Pet Shops Selling Dogs or Cats [Under Development] [2 VAC 5 ‑ 105]
Action Promulgate regulation required by Chapter 1284 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly
Stage Proposed
Comment Period Ends 12/23/2022
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12/5/22  10:17 am
Commenter: Donna Essig

Set Standards for Care of Animals in Pet shops

Why are pet shops not required to provide the same standards of care for animals as animal shelters?  These animals have the same needs for food, water and veterinary care.

CommentID: 206499