City of Dana Point,
Petland to close as city moves on ban
The Irvine Company said it will no longer lease new space to retailers selling dogs and cats at any of its retail centers.
• Dogs and cats under eight weeks old cannot be sold.
• No person, retail establishment or animal welfare organization may sell or transfer a dog or cat that is under one year of age for a profit. The animal can only be transferred for a price that is based on certain actual expenses incurred, such as veterinary care, food, shelter, spay/neuter, applicable permit fees and microchip and registration fees.
• However, a retail establishment may from Jan. 1, 2011 through March 31, 2011 sell a dog or cat under the age of one year that is documented to have been in the retail establishment’s possession in El Paso on Dec. 31, 2010 at a price not to exceed the charge or amount advertised/posted for each dog or cat on Dec. 31, 2010.
Lake Worth City Commission To Ban Pet Stores Selling Puppy Mill Puppies
To remedy this problem, the ordinance would require the posting of signs advising the origin of the dogs and cats being offered for sale and "certificates of source" detailing where the animal came from. Only dogs and cats bred on the premises would be allowed to be offered for sale, as well as those coming from rescue organizations.
Bans dogs only.
Coral Gables, FL
Lauderdale Lakes, FL
H.B. OKs pet sales ban with 2-year phaseout
Council members voted 4-3 to give the city's two pet stores two years to phase out selling cats and dogs. After that, pet stores will be allowed to sell pets as long as they come from reputable shelters or rescue organizations.
Los Angeles, CA 2012
Hallandale, FL 2012
California Town May Ban Retail Sales of Dogs, Cats Point Beach Outlawing Dog and Cat Sales
Toronto, Canada 2011
The Rosemont-La 2011