Please Pass a Law ending the Sales of Companion Animals supplied by Pet Mills in Temecula

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Please Pass a Law ending the Sales of Companion Animals supplied by Pet Mills in Temecula

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SO CAL COMPANION ANIMAL DEFENDERS started this petition to Mike Neggar mnegar@citycouncil.org and

We request that a Law be enacted to end the retail sale of Companion Animals - Dogs (Puppies), Cats (Kittens) and Rabbits (Bunnies) in the city Pet Stores unless those animals are obtained from an Animal Shelter, Humane Society or a 501(c)(3) Rescue Organization.

Animals sold in Retail Stores come from Pet Mills (Large Commercial Breeders) and they are NOT Spayed or Neutered adding to the Shelter Pet Over-Population Problem and the Needless Killing of Healthy Animals every day in this country. California alone Kills 500,000 healthy Animals each year. That is one (1) Tenth of the Animals Murdered Annually in this country.  The parents of the animals sold in retail stores are left in horrific conditions at the Mills and Bred to Death never knowing LOVE <3

Reputable Breeders DO NOT Sell to Retail Stores, they are similar to Rescues in that they want the Pet to have the best chance at life possible. It is NOT just about money to them!

It should also be Illegal to sell Companion Animals On-Line "Sight Unseen" - meaning without the buyer visually seeing the animal first and interacting with it in person. Buyers should be required to meet the new addition to their family first and at the very least the animals mother. They should see how the animal was raised for the first few months of it life.

For more information about this petition or to learn more about "Puppy or Companion Animal Mills" Please go to our Website: www.SCCAnimalDefenders.org

Many  cities in San Diego, Orange and Los Angeles counties have already ended the sale of pet mill animals. Temecula will be the gateway to a ban in Riverside County, the 4th most populous county in the state. Should this ban occur, Temecula will be sending a powerful message to the County, State, and the whole of this country. We care about animal rights and the humane treatment of all animals. The senseless suffering of animals for the greed of human beings needs to STOP.  Thank you and a big "Paws Up" for doing the RIGHT and Humane thing Temecula.

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