4:31 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

Lawmakers consider tougher penalties for animal neglect and cruelty

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Two bi-partisan bills that subject pet shop operators and breeders to rules against animal neglect and cruelty are on their way to the Michigan House.

Senate Bills 285 and 286 also toughen penalties for animal neglect or cruelty, depending on the offender's prior convictions and the number of animals involved.

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