the proposed ordinance would define a person who sells one litter of cats or dogs per year as “pet dealer” and require compliance with kennel and breeder permitting requirements, zoning, payment of significant fees, and inspections.
On October 5, 2016, the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners is scheduled to hold a first reading on an ordinance to end the community’s “pit bull” ban. If the ordinance passes on this first reading, it will be assigned to a committee and a date will be set for a public hearing.
USDA/APHIS recently published definitions of terminology that will be used to better categorize information that appears in USDA inspection reports.
Tomorrow, September 27, 2016, the Palm Beach Board of County Commissioners will vote on proposed amendments to the county’s animal control ordinance. The provisions of the ordinance will be applicable to all incorporated and unincorporated areas of Palm Beach County, unless a municipal exemption applies.
The AKC is concerned with many aspects of the bill, and urges all concerned dog owners in New Jersey, especially purebred dog fanciers and enthusiasts, to request that the members of the committee amend the bill as recommended below to ensure that responsible dog owners and handlers are not unreasonably and unnecessarily impacted.
On September 27, 2016, the Palm Beach Board of County Commissioners will conduct a public hearing and final vote on proposed amendments to the animal control ordinance. Although the proposed ordinance includes some positive provisions, certain definitions and amendments are unclear as to their meaning and interpretation, and therefore could have a negative impact on responsible hobby breeders and pet owners.
The Santa Fe County Commission will hold a second public hearing on a proposal that would impact county dog owners and fanciers. It is imperative that they continue to hear from responsible dog owners, breeders, and fanciers that reside or participate in events in Santa Fe County.
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