Rally to finish pet retailer dog, cat and rabbit gross sales

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Pennsylvania animal advocates will rally to help SB234 and HB1299 – each additionally known as Victoria’s Legislation – on Tuesday, June 21 at 1 p.m. within the Major Rotunda on the Pennsylvania State Capitol. Revolution Philadelphia is an organizer of the occasion together with animal advocate, Suzanne Gonzalez. Audio system on the occasion will embody:

Grace Kelly Herbert – President and co-founder of Discovering Shelter Animal Rescue in addition to Victoria’s “mother.”

Dr. Beth Mehaffey – Proprietor/veterinarian, Pennridge Animal Hospital in Bucks County and founding father of Harley’s Haven Dog Rescue.

Suzanne Gonzalez – Animal advocate and organizer of the occasion.

Extra audio system will likely be confirmed.

Victoria’s Legislation (SB234 and HB1299) would finish the sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits in pet shops throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It will solely allow adoption of rescue animals by way of pet retailer partnerships and require kennel licensing transparency on all dog sale promoting.

Victoria’s Legislation is known as after Victoria, a German Shepherd who produced a confirmed 150+ puppies by way of 18 litters in ten years at a Pennsylvania pet mill. Victoria had an incurable genetic, neurological situation, degenerative myelopathy, that she doubtlessly handed all the way down to her 150+ puppies. In February 2019, solely sixteen months after her rescue, Victoria needed to be humanely euthanized by her adoptive household as a result of development of her illness.

Suzanne Gonzalez, occasion organizer, not too long ago stated goodbye to her rescued, former breeding dog, Shelly. “Everyone seems to be towards pet mills. They’re horrible locations that revenue from animal struggling. Victoria’s Legislation would finish the pet mill to pet retailer pipeline.”

The occasion will likely be a press convention led by advocates for Victoria’s Legislation who wish to see the payments handed and can finish with a vigil in reminiscence of Victoria and the opposite animals who’ve lived and reside a lifetime of producing companion pets for revenue for the pet retailer business. For more information on the Victoria’s Legislation Advocate Occasion, go to: https://fb.me/e/3gQOzG7fO and attendees can be taught extra about Victoria’s Legislation in addition to signal a petition in help of the laws. https://www.change.org/p/pennsylvania-bring-victoria-s-law-to-a-vote

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Victoria’s Legislation is known as after Victoria, a German Shepherd who produced a confirmed 150+ puppies by way of 18 litters in ten years at a Pennsylvania pet mill. Victoria had an incurable genetic, neurological situation, degenerative myelopathy, that she doubtlessly handed all the way down to her 150+ puppies.

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