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S. 4757: Puppy Protection Act of 2020: To amend the Animal Welfare Act to establish additional requirements for dealers, and for other purposes.


Author:
Richard J. Durbin, United States Government Publishing Office, United States, Congress, Senate, and Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Year:
2020
Subject:
Animal welfare--Law and legislation and Dog breeders
Abstract:
This bill requires the Department of Agriculture to expand standards that govern the humane handling, care, treatment, and transportation of animals to include new requirements for commercial dog dealers. Specifically, the standards must require dog dealers to provide to dogs: adequate housing, exercise, and veterinary care; appropriate and nutritious food; continuous access to potable water; and meaningful socialization with humans and compatible dogs for at least 30 minutes each day. The standards must also include requirements for breeders to use safe breeding practices and make all reasonable efforts to find humane placement for retired breeding dogs.
Format:
8 p.
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Government Publishing Office
Collection:
Animal Welfare Act History Digital Collection
Permanent URL:
https://www.govinfo.gov/app/details/BILLS-116s4757is