Some Ohio lawmakers were out to weaken Ohio’s puppy mill law, with provisions that would have “dramatically reduced state bonding for some dog breeders and eliminated requirements that they disclose past law violations and provide pictures of their kennels on license-renewal applications.” – as reported by the Columbus Dispatch.
But now, it seems the damaging changes will be pulled from a recent bill in the Ohio Senate. Rep. David Hall, R-Millersburgl, who had inserted the language now reportedly says he will yank the provisions.
The pressure needs to be ramped up on state and federal legislators to enact better protections for animals. And when improved laws are in place, we can’t let lawmakers try to gut the protections through the back door.
Thankfully, it seems here that press coverage caught this attempt in Ohio.PACK MENTALITY BLOG: Compassion - teamed with Science and Logic