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Introduced House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Sale of companion animals. Defines "companion animal" as a dog or cat. Defines "casual breeder" as a person who maintains at least five but not more than 20 unaltered female dogs that are at least 12 months of age and is recognized by a kennel society. Defines "hobby breeder" as a person who: (1) maintains not more than four unaltered female dogs that are at least 12 months of age; (2) only sells the offspring of the unaltered female dogs raised on the breeder's premises as pets or for exhibition; and (3) is recognized by a kennel society. Prohibits the Sale of companion animals. Defines "companion animal" as a dog or cat. Defines "casual breeder" as a person who maintains at least five but not more than 20 unaltered female dogs that are at least 12 months of age and is recognized by a kennel society. Defines "hobby breeder" as a person who: (1) maintains not more than four unaltered female dogs that are at least 12 months of age; (2) only sells the offspring of the unaltered female dogs raised on the breeder's premises as pets or for exhibition; and (3) is recognized by a kennel society. Prohibits the adoption or enforcement of an ordinance or regulation prohibiting the sale of a companion animal in certain circumstances. ... View more