NY proposes ban on pet stores selling dogs, cats and rabbits

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Supporters say a bill in the New York state legislature to ban the sale of dogs cats and rabbits at pet stores would help shot notorious puppy mills Karen to which reports assembly sponsor Linda Rosenthal says too many of new York's pet stores by animals from poorly regulated out of state puppy mills where the animals are cruelly mistreated dogs and cats and bunnies in pet stores live terrible lives New York City pet store owner David Jacoby says eighty percent of his business is animal sales so he would have to close up shop if the measure is approved he says he only deals with legitimate breeders to treat their animals well here goes another brick and mortar store out of business to satisfy activists the measure is sponsored in the Senate by deputy Majority Leader Mike Jian Eris and was approved by the Senate's domestic animal welfare

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