Passing Local Legislation: Retail Pet Sale Ban
Want to take the next step in your animal advocacy? Learn the skills you need to pass laws protecting animals at the local level! Local laws are critical – not only do they help individual animals in your community, but they also establish the foundation for passing similar laws at higher levels of government. This webinar focuses on retail pet sale bans – laws that prohibit pet stores from selling puppies and kittens (and sometimes other animals such as rabbits) who are commercially bred. Retail pet sale bans are a powerful way to fight back against puppy mills, and you could pass one in your own community!
Animal Legal Defense Fund Campaigns Manager Matt Rossell and Campaigner Abbey Benesh walk you through the steps to pass a ban in your city, as well as share tips that can be applied to any local legislative campaign.
This webinar was recorded on April 27, 2023. Watch it now!
The Animal Legal Defense Fund is here to help you enact a ban in your city or county! Review these resources to get started. Fill out the contact form on this page for further assistance.
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