California passes law requiring pet stores to sell rescue animals only

Posted by on Oct 18, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Source:  Fox News

Sorry, dog and cat breeders: If you live in California, you can no longer sell your animals in pet stores.

Thanks to bill A.B. 485 which was signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown last Friday, the Golden State is now the first to require pet stores to sell animals from shelters and rescue centers only.

The law, which primarily applies to dogs, cats and rabbits, means that pet stores can no longer sell animals that were commercially raised in “puppy mills” or “kitten factories,” according to the New York Times.

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