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#344923 - 08/08/17 10:35 PM Cambridge MA bans the sale of pets
Shilohsmom Offline
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I wonder how this would affect breeders in MA? They make it sound like they will only allow sales thru Rescues and Shelters???

http://www.recorder.com/Cambridge-massachusetts-passes-ban-of-pet-sales-11745773

Or is this just stopping the sales through Pet Stores??
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#344925 - 08/09/17 01:00 AM Re: Cambridge MA bans the sale of pets [Re: Shilohsmom]
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If the article is correct, they only allow sales through rescues and shelters.

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#344926 - 08/09/17 08:03 AM Re: Cambridge MA bans the sale of pets [Re: middleofnowhere]
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I read it the same way. I will say that unless Cambridge has changed a lot, it is unlikely that there are many dog breeders in the city.

MJ

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#344927 - 08/09/17 05:27 PM Re: Cambridge MA bans the sale of pets [Re: Mary Jane]
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That's the way I was reading all the articles on this.
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#345693 - 10/17/17 06:28 PM Re: Cambridge MA bans the sale of pets [Re: Shilohsmom]
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There used to be a pit bull ban in Ashtabula, Ohio. But they changed it so that you can have them, but only if you get them from a shelter. That might be ok, if we had a shelter with a budget for training and experienced evaluators, but out shelter is privately owned, and run by volunteers. It has a board for running it, that seems to have a lot tension. And, the last time I was there donating dog food, the smell nearly knocked me out.

So, I do not thing the people getting their pit bull from the shelter are any more likely to get one that has a good temperament, than from any breeder out there.
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