Sunday, March 1, 2009

MT- There are currently two bills relating to dogs

HB 548 is to REGULATE facilities that breeds/sells dogs.
"NEW SECTION. Section 1.
Dog breeding and selling facilities subject to inspection -- department
to adopt rules governing standards -- inspection report. (1) A facility that breeds dogs intended for sale or
sells dogs is subject to an annual inspection by the state veterinarian appointed pursuant to 81-1-301 or the state
veterinarian's designee as provided in this section."

SB221 is to include COMPANION ANIMAL HOARDING in cruelty to animals code. If passed, this bill calls for the convited person to undergo manditory evaluation and treatment in addition to penalties.

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