I'm not a regular on the forum and I don't want to cause any problems but I would like to bring to the attention of the members here recent written comments made by the President of Dogs NSW regarding the Animals Regulation of sale Bill or more commonly 'pet shop bill'.
Why Dogs NSW opposed this Bill:
Although the Bill was promoted as banning sale of pets in pet shops, the devil was in the internal detail. That detail set up a very wide regulatory process that would have made it much easier for animal rights activists to speed up their main goals. Those aims include closing down purebred dog showing and breeding permanently.
This campaign is not over and the Bill will continue to be promoted by the animal rights activists throughout Australia as part of their overall program.
This is an Australia-wide program; the ANKC, Dogs NSW and other ANKC member bodies must be determined and proactive in their opposition to it.
As a registered breeder I am opposed to the sale of dogs in the window of pet shops, but I also want to become more informed in case I "cut off my nose to spite my face" so to speak.
I've put this out there so that people can do their own careful research and be well informed before they back this bill. If they still decide to after they have looked into it that's fine.