Despite Ruling, Group to Keep Fighting "Puppy Mill" Law

A day after a federal court rejected its efforts to strike down new state regulations on cat and dog breeding, an animal owners' association representing more than 300 American Kennel Club groups is pledging a renewed fight against the law. Animal rights groups, in the meantime, are "very pleased" with the ruling and plan to continue to defend the regulations.

Responsible Pet Owners Alliance argues that the law, passed in 2011 and upheld by a federal judge Thursday, is overly vague and a “tool for harassment.” In October, it sued to overturn the legislation, arguing in part that it ...

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