Saturday, April 21, 2007

Pet Sales Rules Get Stricter

The Sun-Sentinel, in an article by Mc Nelly Torres, says that it will be harder for sick animals to be sold by pet stores. The Florida Department of Agriculture has agreed to develop new rules for veterinarian inspection of dogs and cats sold in Florida. Working in concert with animal advocates, the new rules will protect both consumers and animals. A legal petition was filed with the Florida Division of Administrative Hearings by the Humane Society a few weeks ago to require stringent guidelines for vets on the required health inspections for animals sold by pet stores in Florida.

Read the article here.