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Retail Ban on Puppies Comes to Lake County, After Seminole County


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Lake County is following Seminole County in its ban of the retail sale of cats and dogs. 90.7’s health reporter says this won’t affect shelters or rescue organizations that charge minimal adoption fees. Photo: Flickr Creative Commons

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Lake County is banning the retail sale of cats and dogs. Lake County Commissioner Leslie Campione.

“By banning the actual sale at pet stores or storefronts, then you’re able to funnel people to private breeders or people will go to shelters and rescue organizations to get a new pet.”

The ban doesn’t extend to shelters and rescue agencies that require a minimal adoption fee. Seminole County was the first to enforce a similar ban.

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Danielle Prieur

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Danielle Prieur is a general reporter for 90.7 News. She studied journalism at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and interned at 101.9 WDET. She is originally from the metro Detroit area.

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