1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. General Business
  4. Article 35-D: Sale of Dogs and Cats

Section 751 Legislative intent

General Business (GBS)

It is hereby determined and declared that supervision by the state of the sale of dogs or cats by pet dealers is within the public interest and for the purpose of safeguarding the public and insuring the humane treatment of such animals by guaranteeing the good health of such dogs or cats in the course of such transactions, or providing other alternatives to the consumer.