Monthly Archives: February 2020

Pet store regulations can come to Collier; animal advocates not convinced

Revised guidelines and regulations for pet stores and breeders may be coming to Collier County ahead of the installation of a controversial pet store franchise, but animal advocates aren’t convinced the changes will do any good. On Tuesday, commissioners are expected to hear proposed changes to the county’s animal control …

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Puppies in pet stores could have a problematic past

SALT LAKE CITY – Adorable fluff balls of various shapes and sizes run around in tiny pens, in a pastel-colored room with a fun vibe. The little beings let out barking and barking sounds, as they jump with the energy of a puppy. Some would envy Victoria Burgoyne, who played …

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Los Angeles pet store closes months after video of employee throwing dog

LOS ANGELES (KABC) – A Fairfax District pet store is shutting down months after coming under scrutiny over a viral video showing an employee throwing a dog to the ground. Bark n ‘Bitches, which opened in 2006, said it would close by the end of the month due to pressure …

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Pet Shop Owners Bark Against ‘Puppy Mill’ Enemies | Local News

ALBANY – Pet store representatives are harassing lawmakers calling for a ban on the sale of dogs and felines in stores, arguing the proposal would deprive consumers of choice while stimulating unregulated breeders. So far, only California and Maryland have banned the sale of dogs and cats in pet stores, …

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