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ASPCA Making Push To Bar MD Pet Stores From Selling Dogs From “Puppy Mills”

February 8th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

Animal rights advocates came to Annapolis last week to push for legislation that would bar pet stores in Maryland from selling dogs that come from so called “puppy mills” in other states.  The ASPCA is pushing for a bill to force pet stores to disclose where the dogs they sell come from, and face fines if they came from an out of state breeder who could not operate in Maryland. Nancy Powell, Senior Vice President of Government Relations from the ASPCA says while Maryland has a very tough law addressing "puppy mills" in this state, other states aren't as stringent. She says this bill offers consumers protections, and a guarantee that the dog they adopt from a pet store is healthy…


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