PIJAC

Media Coverage News

10Jun

AUGUSTA - "Many animals on the state's new restricted list will still be allowed under the proposal, but a permit from the DIFW to possess an animal on the list would be required in many cases." - from Maine Sun Journal

08Jun

ROCHESTER - "Dog owners bit back at the possibility of expanded restrictions on certain breeds of dogs after a petition for breed-neutral legislation was presented to the Rochester City Council on Monday night." - from Rochester Post-Bulletin

20May

"PHOENIX — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a measure Thursday that blocks cities from banning commercial breeders in pet stores, a move critics say undermines efforts to prevent the sale of puppies raised inhumanely." - from ktar.com

18May

"COLUMBUS — A controversial amendment that would have nullified Toledo’s ordinance restricting where pet stores may buy their dogs will be stripped from an unrelated bill today." - from toledoblade.com

28Mar

"Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) signed into law March 24 a bill to require animal shelters and rescue groups to spay/neuter cats and dogs before adoption." - from examiner.com

24Mar

"'We are worried that legislation like this limits pet choice and creates situations where families must select pets not ideal for their situation,' said Bober, whose group represents pet stores and other businesses in the pet industry." - from sun-sentinel.com

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