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Collier commissioners delay vote on pet store rules to get more feedback

Proposed regulations for pet stores and breeders in Collier County are being sent back to the drawing board to seek more input from stakeholders. Commissioners voted 4-1 on Tuesday to delay a decision on proposed changes to the county’s animal control ordinance and ordered staff to hold another public meeting to hear from businesses and […]

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Pet store regulations can happen to Collier; unconvinced animal advocates

Revised guidelines and regulations for pet stores and ranchers could arrive in Collier County in anticipation of the installation of a controversial pet store franchise, but animal advocates are not convinced the changes will do any good. Commissioners are expected to hear proposed changes to the county’s animal control ordinance on Tuesday, which – among […]

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Low Cost Pet Services and Adoption Offered for Pre-Valentine’s Day Special | Local News

Gullo, who is also a Santa Barbara-based freelance journalist, was volunteering at a local animal shelter when she started CARE4Paws with co-founder Carlos Abitia in 2009 to help pet owners keep their foursome friends. paws by offsetting veterinary costs and to keep animals. out of the shelters. Ten Santa Barbara County Animal Services volunteers on […]

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Low-cost animal services and adoptions offered for the pre-Valentine’s Day special | Local news

Gullo, who is also a Santa Barbara-based freelance journalist, was volunteering at a local animal shelter when she started CARE4Paws with co-founder Carlos Abitia in 2009 to help pet owners keep their four-way friends. paws by offsetting veterinary costs and for keeping animals. outside shelters. Ten Santa Barbara County Animal Services volunteers on Tuesday asked […]

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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 from the City of Los […]

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Pet Shop Owners Bark At 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 boosting unregulated breeders. So far, only California and Maryland have banned the sale of dogs and cats in pet stores, although Maine is now considering […]