MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (WWSB) – The Humane Society of the USA has expressed issues over a brand new invoice within the Florida legislature that will void lately created pet retailer ordinances in two Florida counties.
SB 994/HB 849, The Pet Safety Act, would void pet retailer ordinances lately enacted in Orange and Manatee Counties and stop any Florida locality from stopping the sale of pet mills puppies sooner or later.
Officers with the Humane Society says that the invoice is crafted to look to control the business, however is stuffed with “20 pages of weak and unenforceable language that will do little however preserve the established order.”
“The pet mill to pet retailer pipeline would flourish below this Computer virus proposal, and so would the practices we’ve uncovered and campaigned towards—the sale of sick puppies, the deception of shoppers and exorbitant financing charges and hidden charges,” stated Kitty Block, president and CEO of the Humane Society of the USA,” writes Kitty Block, president and CEO of the Humane Society of the USA. “The Humane Society of the USA is looking on lawmakers to oppose SB 994/HB 849 and protects pets and shoppers from these merciless practices.”
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