Pennsylvania may soon follow California’s lead in banning the sale of animals from puppy mills.

California became the first state to ban the sale of animals from puppy mills in October 2017. Now, two Pennsylvania Republicans are proposing similar legislation to help shift the pet market toward humane sources.

The legislation proposed by Allegheny County’s Sen. Guy Reschentalher and Rep. Jason Ortitay will prohibit the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in pet stores unless sourced from shelters and rescues.

Philadelphia unanimously passed such an ordinance in 2016. The Philadelphia law also includes outdoor sales restrictions similar to… Read the full story here: