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HI: Bill to ban sale/giving away of intact dogs

Postby spinster » Sat Feb 04, 2012 8:40 am

http://www.akc.org/news/index.cfm?article_id=4570

Hawaii SB2504 Would Outlaw Sale of Any Unsterilized Dog
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[Thursday, February 02, 2012]

A bill has been introduced in Hawaii that would prohibit selling or giving away an unsterilized cat or dog. The Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee and Economic Development and Technology Committee (CPN/EDT) have scheduled a public hearing on Senate Bill 2504 on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at 9:00 a.m.

Importation of dogs to the Hawaiian Islands is limited and strictly regulated. If all cats and dogs sold or given away must be sterilized, it calls into question where citizens of Hawaii will obtain future generations of pets. Every Hawaii resident who wishes to have the choice to own a dog or cat in the future should contact the committee members and respectfully state opposition to SB2504...
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