Wisconsin, back yard breeders and puppy millers sell dogs. They operate under
the radar screen of the tax man. They operate free of regulation, licensing and
"Crimes Against Animals" Statutes are vague and open to
interpretation, making enforcement difficult, if not impossible
frustrating citizens and law enforcement investigators alike. Federal law
states that only those who sell pets wholesale (to pet stores, research
facilities, etc.) are covered by the federal Animal Welfare Act which regulates
breeders and millers who sell directly to the public, like the one profiled in
Interview with a WI "Puppy
Farmer", cannot be put out of business because, by the existing
statutes, they aren't breaking any laws!
Existing WI "Crimes Against Animals"
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