NOW:53207:USA00949
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA00949
45°
H 58° L 45°
Partly Cloudy | 25MPH

Dog Breeder Licensure Bill Passes Assembly

Oct. 27, 2009

Contact: Rep. Christine Sinicki Immediate Release

608-266-8588 October 27, 2009

Dog Breeders Licensure Bill Passes Assembly on Unanimous Vote

Puppy Mills Prohibitions Sent to Senate

MADISON- State Representative Christine Sinicki (D–Milwaukee) hailed passage of 2009 Assembly Bill 250, saying “This new law has been a long time coming for Wisconsin dog owners and their pets. Anyone familiar with the policy area knows how complicated it has been to forge ahead while considering the interests of legitimate dog breeders as well as pet owners. I’m proud of my colleagues, particularly Rep. Jeff Smith (D-Eau Claire), the bill’s lead author, for shepherding this through the State Assembly.”

Assembly Bill 250 ends the unregulated breeding of puppies in Wisconsin. “We have created a legal framework which prevents unscrupulous individuals from breeding and raising dogs under inhumane conditions”, explained Sinicki, “and we are creating a safer climate for the dog-buying public as well.”

“Over the years, I’ve heard from hundreds of concerned citizens, asking us to end the suffering of dogs and stop puppy mills in Wisconsin. Today the State Assembly took this vote that, as second author of this bill, I’m very happy to take home to the citizens of the 20th Assembly District.”

# # #

 

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» YEA! Greendale school program to recruit business-minded students 4/16

» Oak Creek High School receives special grant to begin home construction class next year 4/15

» Salvation Army in Oak Creek to host human trafficking awareness event 4/14

» Pat McCurdy returns to Oak Creek for concert fundraiser 4/14

» Franklin buildings housing expanding Quad firms sell for $33 million 4/14

» Greendale Veterans Memorial Committee to welcome back flags of support in ceremony 4/13

» Diamond Stone headlines 2014-15 All-Suburban Boys Basketball team 4/13

» Hales Corners Library hosts free drawing program for children 4/13

» Flood warning continues for areas of Franklin, Racine County 4/10

» Local sports complex receives 'Riders' Choice Award' 4/10

» Tornado watch in effect 4/9

» Greendale Village Board hires architect to begin fire station location, design 4/9

» Greendale's annual 'Celebration of Education' to honor community members, students 4/8

» 2015 Milwaukee suburbs election roundup Updated:  4/8

» Chadwick and Sikorski to stay on Greendale Village Board 4/8

» Oak Creek-Franklin auditorium referendum defeated 4/7

» Borchardt, Cerniglia retain Oak Creek-Franklin School Board seats 4/7

» Verhalen wins seat, Gehl return to seat on Oak Creek Common Council 4/7

» Franklin author publishes kid-friendly organ donation book 4/7

» Suspicious driver reported in Franklin 4/7

» Shred Day, food drive to be held April 25 in Oak Creek 4/6

» Mia Famiglia chef's new Waukesha restaurant to be called 225 So. 4/6

» Plans announced for South 27th Street reconstruction between Franklin and Oak Creek 4/2

» Judge casts cloud over web of sex offender residency restrictions Updated:  4/1

» Franklin hosts free pond maintenance seminar 4/1

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Advertisement


Local Business Directory

CONNECT