USDA Rules on Puppy Sales

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Up to now, puppy mills selling animals online were exempt from federal oversight because a provision in federal Animal Welfare Act regulations exempts breeders who sell directly to the public, which includes internet sales.

Pet Store Faces Class Action Suit

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Attorney Stephanie Capps is taking on the puppy mills. She is litigating a class action suit on behalf of numerous plaintiffs against Ronald Berning, owner of the Happiness is Pets chain of pet stores in suburban Chicago, for selling sick puppies supplied by puppy mills.

New Bills Seeks Transparency on Puppy Sales

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A lawmaker of York County, Pennsylvania, has introduced legislation that would require pet store owners that sell puppies to provide information about the dog’s background such as medical records.