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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12/23/22  6:25 pm
Commenter: Marlena Thompson

Hold pet shops to standards of oversight

Pet shops and breeders should be held to the same standards as shelters. It is turning a blind eye to medical neglect or abuse to what is happening in Virginia pet shops and breeders. We purchased our dog from a small business breeder and there were many signs of years of medical neglect to the former stud dog.

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