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Mamaroneck bans stores that sell animals from puppy mills

The pipeline from puppy mills to pet stores is officially closed in Mamaroneck. The village voted unanimously Monday night to ban local merchants from selling any dogs or cats that came from a puppy

News 12 Staff

Feb 24, 2016, 3:23 AM

Updated 3,036 days ago

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The pipeline from puppy mills to pet stores is officially closed in Mamaroneck.
The village voted unanimously Monday night to ban local merchants from selling any dogs or cats that came from a puppy mill.
"This a warning that it's not OK to use our cats and dogs as merchandise," says Beth McCabe, of the Harrison Pet Shelter.
Mamaroneck officials say it's the first local ordinance banning the use of puppy mills in the state.
 


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