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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11/30/22  9:16 pm
Commenter: Teresa Young, Virginia resident and PETA member

Proposed regulations on pet shop care of animals

I am writing to request Virginia's proposed regulations be amended to require strong standards of care in pet shops and meaningful penalties for animal welfare violations, please.

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