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20 Mar 2014

Just Say No! (To Puppy Mills)

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Continue to Protect Animals in Texas

On Wednesday February 26, 2014, representatives from the Investigations, Field Operations and Enforcement divisions of the Texas Department of Licensing & Regulation (TDLR) presented an overview of the Texas Licensed Breeder Program. The program was implemented in September 2012 after the passage of HB 1451 – the Commercial Dog & Cat Breeder Act. The bill had more opposition than any other legislation ever to fall under TDLR’s purview, but THLN did not give up the fight and succeeded in helping pass HB 1451. Roughly 18 months since the passage of the bill, how does it fare?