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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11/15/22  9:12 pm
Commenter: Janet Mcdonagh

Improved standards of care for animals for sale in pet shops

It seems there are proposed regulations regarding the care of animals FOR SALE in pet stores.   I am writing to encourage that the proposed regulations be revised to include more responsible standards of care that are more in keeping with the regulations that guide animal shelters.  Including higher monetary fines and penalties   


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