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December 24, 2014

New Jersey awaiting governor’s signature on Pet Purchase Protection Act

On December 18, by unanimous vote, the New Jersey legislature passed the amended Pet Purchase Protection Act, which requires that pet store owners disclose the source of the puppies they sell. The bill also blocks stores from obtaining animals from breeders who are not in compliance with state and federal animal care and welfare laws. The bill is awaiting Gov. Chris Christie’s signature.

June 15, 2015

Pet food: recalls and regulation buzz

It’s been a busy summer for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Ainsworth Pet Nutrition is voluntarily recalling five varieties of Rachel Ray™ Nutrish® wet cat food. And the FDA plans to release ingredient definitions and standards for animal food in September, preceded by a lot of buzz about what it should do.

July 04, 2011

AAHA opposes HR 1406

In response to the introduction of the "Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2011," AAHA has issued a statement in opposition to the bill.

March 31, 2015

Nevada proposes pot for pets

On March 17, Democrat Tick Segerblom introduced SB372 in the Nevada state legislature. It extends the use of medical marijuana to its ailing pet population. The pet-for-pots clause is part of a larger bill that will go on the 2016 ballot to legalize and regulate marijuana like alcohol, reported the Times.

September 12, 2013

USDA strengthening federal authority over online pet sales

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is taking new measures to ensure the health and welfare of pets sold over the Internet by so-called puppy mills. According to the USDA, the definition of "retail pet store" has been revised to prevent many breeders selling pets online from avoiding licensing and inspections by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

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