Puppy and kitten farming to be banned under 'Lucy's law'

Legislation will mean pet shops or commercial dealers can only sell animals they have bred

A law banning puppy and kitten farming, which campaigners hope will end the practice by some unscrupulous breeders of keeping animals constantly pregnant and often in dirty and cramped conditions, is to be laid by the government.

The change, expected to come into force in April 2020, will mean young cats and dogs can no longer be sold by a pet shop or commercial dealer unless they have bred them.

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Source: theguardian
Puppy and kitten farming to be banned under 'Lucy's law'