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New York Governor Hochul Signs Puppy Mill Pipeline Bill (S.1130/A.4283)

Ban on the Retail Sale of Dogs, Cats and Rabbits Takes Effect on 12-15-2024 On December 15, 2022, Governor Kathy Hochul signed the Puppy Pipeline Bill (S.1130/A.4283) to ban the retail sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits. This legislation will take effect in 2024 and…Read more

CAPS Saves Over 40 Shelter Dogs’ Lives!

CAPS saves at-risk shelter dogs and develops a plan for Kern County Animal Services in Bakersfield, California Learn more here: more

Historic Legislation Bans the Retail Sale of Dogs, Cats, and Rabbits in New York

New York Assembly Passes A4283 by a Vote of 133 to 16. Thank you to Senator Michael Gianaris and Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal for working with CAPS and other nonprofits to finally pass the much-needed legislation to ban the retail sale of dogs, cats, and…Read more

Help Ban The Retail Sale of Dogs, Cats & Rabbits in New York

Tune in to Ep. 48 of The Canine Condition podcast: CAPS President Deborah Howard and Lead Investigator Pete Paxton discuss CAPS’ investigative and legislative work in New York. They also talk about state and national implications of passing A4283, the state assembly bill to ban…Read more

Undercover with CAPS: An Investigation of Pet Shops in Riverhead, NY

Puppy Experience and Sportsman’s Kennels, both pet shops investigated several times by CAPS, are suing Riverhead, NY over the town’s ordinance banning the retail sale of dogs and cats. CAPS General Counsel John Maher is representing Riverhead. New York law mandates that local ordinances may…Read more

CAPS Investigator’s Journal: The Truth Behind New York Pet Shops

New York—the city that never sleeps. Over the course of CAPS’ 5-year investigation of New York pet shops, CAPS investigators didn’t seem to sleep much either. Between 2013 to 2018, CAPS went undercover to investigate more than 100 New York pet shops, some of them…Read more

Undercover with CAPS: An Investigation of New York Pet Shops

Go undercover with the Companion Animal Protection Society as we expose pervasive consumer fraud by New York pet shops and reveal the true of source of their puppies and kittens—animal mills.Read more
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