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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12/20/22  6:14 pm
Commenter: Paulette Dean, Danville Area Humane Societyj

Pet Store Regulations

We urge the regulations to offer true protection for all animals in pet stores.  The regulations need to be stringent, clear, and enforceable.  Shelter personnel are held to high standards and so should  be pet store personnel.  

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