Lawmaker Wants To Strengthen State Dog Law

September 29, 2013
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A state Senator last week introduced legislation to strengthen Pennsylvania’s Dog Law and help prevent animal cruelty.

Senator Richard Alloway says his bill will target kennel owners who lose their licenses due to violations of the Dog Law.  It would prevent violators from continuing to operate a kennel through a license issued to an immediate family member or someone who lives at the same address.

Alloway praised efforts the legislature has made recently to fortify the Dog Law to improve conditions at kennels, and to crack down on so-called “puppy mills,” but he said additional steps are needed to protect animals from kennel owners who have already been penalized for acts of animal cruelty.

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