Saturday, June 27, 2009

Quebec Needs Clear Cruelty Laws, Says Head Of Animal Rights Task Force

Photo: Puppy rescued from a breeding operation (June 26, 2009)

From CTV News:

The head of a Quebec task force looking into the province's puppy mill problem says Quebec needs strong, clear legislation that will allow the province to shed its reputation as the puppy mill capital of North America.

"I think we've been shamed by some of the images we've seen on television," said Liberal MNA Geoff Kelley. "We've been shamed by so many citizens have written to the government, putting pressure on the government."

Kelley told CTV Montreal he thinks it is the government's responsibility to provide and train more inspectors to enforce the law.

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