The Texas Legislature session ended on Monday, with some good news for responsible hobby breeders. House Bill 2310, as amended by the Senate, would have imposed severe restrictions and financial burdens that would have shut down responsible hobby breeders while doing nothing to regulate or restrict puppy mill operations (although that was the intent of the bill).
While adopting dogs from shelter situations is suitable for some families, it is not the best route for all. Let’s help keep responsible (with emphasis on responsible) breeders available to those that choose to buy purebred puppies.
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