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Californian law change means pet shops can sell only rescued animals

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  1. Loohan

    Loohan Well-Known Member

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    I am not normally enthused about increased government control and laws but this one applies only to pet shops.
    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-46717173
    Reptiles next?
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    let us know what its says about turtles and tortoises!

    I'm all for treating all animals right. But I feel the right why is to punish those that commit cruelty and not just punish all. I fear this law will drive good people away from working with animals as well. I have a good friend that has made her living breeding rabbits for years she is an amazing person and always takes wonderful care of all her animals. But she dose do a lot of sales to pet shops. I hope this dose not hurt her Business.
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    Good point. No doubt it will hurt the business of any breeders who sell to stores, and not all of them are unethical.
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    as far as dogs and cats , anyone selling puppies to a pet store should be put out of business …… there is no such thing as an ethical dog breeder selling pups to a middleman for resale …….
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    Agree with this. Good breeders care about the quality of the breed and not making a profit. Good Breeders would never let their pups go to a pet store.
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