Puppy, kitten farms are outlawed in ACT

Laws to outlaw so-called puppy and kitten farms have unanimously passed the ACT Legislative Assembly.

Such farms typically involve intensive breeding of animals for the pet market, often repeatedly impregnating female animals to maximise the number of young they produce.

The new laws passed on Tuesday ban that and also require breeders to be inspected and licensed, helping those looking for a pet make more informed choices.

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Puppy, kitten farms are outlawed in ACT

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