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UNLICENSED ADVERTISEMENT OF PUPPIES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 242: tabled on 20 June 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 17 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House recognises that dogs are not a retail commodity and should be bought only from licensed breeders; notes that the internet and local news media are used to advertise the sale of puppies; is concerned that these advertisements are unregulated with no controls to identify the breeder, or the source of these animals; and urges the Government to review and strengthen the existing Breeding and Sale of Dogs (Welfare) Act 1999 and to introduce legislation to govern the advertising and breeding of dogs.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.