Lemon Laws and Consumer Protection Laws

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Copy and paste the state statute number from the CAPS website into the search box to pull up laws pertaining to pet shop animals.

Also useful on this page (halfway down) are the answers to Frequently Asked Questions On Dog Issues

Arizona

  • Laws (Title 44, Ch. 11, Article 14, sections 1799 - 1799.09)

Arkansas

  • Puppy Lemon Law (4-97-105)

California

  • Sale of Dogs by Breeders (Health & Safety Code Sections 122045 - 122110)
  • Retail Sale of Dogs (Health & Safety Code Sections 122125 - 122220)
  • Dog Pedigree Registries (Health & Safety Code Sections 122300 - 122315)
  • Pet Store Animal Care Act (Health & Safety Code 122350)

Connecticut

  • Puppy Lemon Law (22-344b)

Delaware

  • Puppy Lemon Law (6 Del.C sec. 4001 – 4009)

Florida

  • Puppy Lemon Law (828.29)

Maine

  • Laws (Title 17, Part 9, Chapter 745, sections 4151 - 4162)

Massachusetts

  • Puppy Lemon Law (330 CMR 12.05)

Minnesota

  • Puppy Lemon Law (325F.791)

Nevada

  • Examination by Veterinarian (574.450)
  • Provision of Written statement - Cats (574.460)
  • Provision of Written statement - Dogs (574.470)
  • Puppy Lemon Law (574.490)
  • Knowingly Selling Dogs or Cats Requiring Immediate Treatment Prohibited (574.510)

New Hampshire

  • Breeder's Health Certificate (466:6-a)
  • Dogs, Cats, and Ferrets (437.10)
  • Lemon Law (dogs, cats, ferrets) (437.13

New Jersey

  • Revocation of Pet Shop License (C. 56:8-93)
  • Puppy Lemon Law (C. 56:8-95)

New York

  • Puppy Lemon Law (Article 35-D sec. 753)

Pennsylvania

  • Lemon Law (73 P.S. § 201-9.3)

South Carolina

  • Puppy Lemon Law (47-13-160)

Vermont

  • Puppy Lemon Law (20 V.S.A. sec. 4302)

Virginia

  • Failure of Dealer or Pet Shop to Provide Adequate Care (3.1-796.71)
  • Misrepresentation of Animal's Condition (3.1-796.72)
  • Sale without Animal History Certificate (3.1-796.78)
  • False or Misleading Statements in Certificate (3.1-796.79)
  • Puppy Lemon Law (3.1-796.80)
  • Written Notice of Consumer Remedies (3.1-796.81)
  • Failure to Produce Registration Papers (3.1-796.82)

Lemon Laws and Consumer Protection Laws

National

Copy and paste the state statute number from the CAPS website into the search box to pull up laws pertaining to pet shop animals.

Also useful on this page (halfway down) are the answers to Frequently Asked Questions On Dog Issues

Arizona

  • Laws (Title 44, Ch. 11, Article 14, sections 1799 - 1799.09)

Arkansas

  • Puppy Lemon Law (4-97-105)

California

  • Sale of Dogs by Breeders (Health & Safety Code Sections 122045 - 122110)
  • Retail Sale of Dogs (Health & Safety Code Sections 122125 - 122220)
  • Dog Pedigree Registries (Health & Safety Code Sections 122300 - 122315)
  • Pet Store Animal Care Act (Health & Safety Code 122350)

Connecticut

  • Puppy Lemon Law (22-344b)

Delaware

  • Puppy Lemon Law (6 Del.C sec. 4001 – 4009)

Florida

  • Puppy Lemon Law (828.29)

Maine

  • Laws (Title 17, Part 9, Chapter 745, sections 4151 - 4162)

Massachusetts

  • Puppy Lemon Law (330 CMR 12.05)

Minnesota

  • Puppy Lemon Law (325F.791)

Nevada

  • Examination by Veterinarian (574.450)
  • Provision of Written statement - Cats (574.460)
  • Provision of Written statement - Dogs (574.470)
  • Puppy Lemon Law (574.490)
  • Knowingly Selling Dogs or Cats Requiring Immediate Treatment Prohibited (574.510)

New Hampshire

  • Breeder's Health Certificate (466:6-a)
  • Dogs, Cats, and Ferrets (437.10)
  • Lemon Law (dogs, cats, ferrets) (437.13

New Jersey

  • Revocation of Pet Shop License (C. 56:8-93)
  • Puppy Lemon Law (C. 56:8-95)

New York

  • Puppy Lemon Law (Article 35-D sec. 753)

Pennsylvania

  • Lemon Law (73 P.S. § 201-9.3)

South Carolina

  • Puppy Lemon Law (47-13-160)

Vermont

  • Puppy Lemon Law (20 V.S.A. sec. 4302)

Virginia

  • Failure of Dealer or Pet Shop to Provide Adequate Care (3.1-796.71)
  • Misrepresentation of Animal's Condition (3.1-796.72)
  • Sale without Animal History Certificate (3.1-796.78)
  • False or Misleading Statements in Certificate (3.1-796.79)
  • Puppy Lemon Law (3.1-796.80)
  • Written Notice of Consumer Remedies (3.1-796.81)
  • Failure to Produce Registration Papers (3.1-796.82)

Lemon Laws and Consumer Protection Laws

National

Copy and paste the state statute number from the CAPS website into the search box to pull up laws pertaining to pet shop animals.

Also useful on this page (halfway down) are the answers to Frequently Asked Questions On Dog Issues

Arizona

  • Laws (Title 44, Ch. 11, Article 14, sections 1799 - 1799.09)

Arkansas

  • Puppy Lemon Law (4-97-105)

California

  • Sale of Dogs by Breeders (Health & Safety Code Sections 122045 - 122110)
  • Retail Sale of Dogs (Health & Safety Code Sections 122125 - 122220)
  • Dog Pedigree Registries (Health & Safety Code Sections 122300 - 122315)
  • Pet Store Animal Care Act (Health & Safety Code 122350)

Connecticut

  • Puppy Lemon Law (22-344b)

Delaware

  • Puppy Lemon Law (6 Del.C sec. 4001 – 4009)

Florida

  • Puppy Lemon Law (828.29)

Maine

  • Laws (Title 17, Part 9, Chapter 745, sections 4151 - 4162)

Massachusetts

  • Puppy Lemon Law (330 CMR 12.05)

Minnesota

  • Puppy Lemon Law (325F.791)

Nevada

  • Examination by Veterinarian (574.450)
  • Provision of Written statement - Cats (574.460)
  • Provision of Written statement - Dogs (574.470)
  • Puppy Lemon Law (574.490)
  • Knowingly Selling Dogs or Cats Requiring Immediate Treatment Prohibited (574.510)

New Hampshire

  • Breeder's Health Certificate (466:6-a)
  • Dogs, Cats, and Ferrets (437.10)
  • Lemon Law (dogs, cats, ferrets) (437.13

New Jersey

  • Revocation of Pet Shop License (C. 56:8-93)
  • Puppy Lemon Law (C. 56:8-95)

New York

  • Puppy Lemon Law (Article 35-D sec. 753)

Pennsylvania

  • Lemon Law (73 P.S. § 201-9.3)

South Carolina

  • Puppy Lemon Law (47-13-160)

Vermont

  • Puppy Lemon Law (20 V.S.A. sec. 4302)

Virginia

  • Failure of Dealer or Pet Shop to Provide Adequate Care (3.1-796.71)
  • Misrepresentation of Animal's Condition (3.1-796.72)
  • Sale without Animal History Certificate (3.1-796.78)
  • False or Misleading Statements in Certificate (3.1-796.79)
  • Puppy Lemon Law (3.1-796.80)
  • Written Notice of Consumer Remedies (3.1-796.81)
  • Failure to Produce Registration Papers (3.1-796.82)


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