The point-and-click puppy problem—a proposed federal rule would address online puppy mills
, October 2012
In Part 1 of a two-part series, the author investigates the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's proposed revisions to the definition of “retail pet store” in the federal regulations, which would close the loopholes that currently exempt "retail pet stores" from the basic animal welfare standards and requirements of the Animal Welfare Act.
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