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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11/14/22  8:04 pm
Commenter: Anonymous

Regulation of animals sold in for-profit pet stores

Hold the pet stores who sells dogs and cats accountable to the same standards and regulations as animal rescues and nonprofits. Many if not most of these store’s dogs come from puppy mills or backyard breeders with horrific conditions. Puppy mills need to be shut die 


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