15 Awesome Virginia Pet Stores - Scoutology

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Our undercover investigations have proven time and time again that most pet stores purchase puppies from puppy mills. But that hasn't stopped so many pet stores we've investigated from trying to deceive customers about the origin of the pups it sells. This year we sent an undercover investigator with a hidden camera into every pet store in Virginia we could find that sells puppies. Our researchers also traced the sources of more than 2,000 puppies shipped to Virginia pet stores over seven months of 2014.
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Fromm Family Foods artisan pet food and treats are sold through the following independent and locally owned pet supply stores in Fairfax, Virginia. Virginia Pet Stores - Find a PetSmart Location Near You
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Petland Fairfax is a local pet store that has been operating for over 14 years in Fairfax, Virginia. With a state of the art location providing you and your family with a fun and a hands on approach to learning about pets and their required needs.Virginia has a strong law to regulate large-scale breeders in the state. This is a much-needed policy, but alone, it is incomplete. The state needs to consider laws that even the playing field by ensuring that out-of-state substandard puppy mills can’t enter the same market. State lawmakers can address this problem by passing laws to require pet stores to purchase only from breeders that meet the same Virginia standards of care already on the books. The state should ask more of these pet stores and the breeders who supply them. Our undercover investigations have proven time and time again that most pet stores purchase puppies from puppy mills. But that hasn’t stopped so many pet stores we’ve investigated from trying to deceive customers about the origin of the pups it sells. This year we sent an undercover investigator with a hidden camera into every pet store in Virginia we could find that sells puppies. Our researchers also traced the sources of more than 2,000 puppies shipped to Virginia pet stores over seven months of 2014. Altogether, we found most of the stores purchasing from large breeders who have been cited for Animal Welfare Act violations, or major out-of-state brokers linked to puppy mills in the Midwest. Six of the pet stores had purchased puppies from puppy mills so substandard that we had identified them by name in our previous reports on problem puppy mills. Most of the remaining stores refused to divulge much, if any, breeder information, apparently in violation of a Virginia law that requires them to post breeder information near each cage. Below is a list of cities in Virginia where Fromm Family Foods artisan pet food and treats are sold through independent and locally owned stores. VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - A bill that passed the Senate unanimously, and now heads to a house sub-committee, is aimed at preventing the sale of puppy mill puppies in pet stores.