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Puppy farm abolition

Eligibility - Queensland residents

Principal Petitioner:

Mark Townend
C/- RSPCA Queensland
139 Wacol Station Road

Total Signatures - 1654

Sponsoring Member: Tim Mulherin MP

Posting Date: 13/08/2013

Closing Date: 28/10/2013

Tabled Date: 29/10/2013

Responded By: Hon John McVeigh MP on 20/11/2013

TO: The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland

Queensland residents draws to the attention of the House the suffering of dogs used for the purpose of intensive breeding for profit in "puppy farms" . 

Your petitioners, therefore, request the House to act to outlaw puppy farms by passing legislation which adequately regulates dog breeders in Queensland to prevent cruelty, raise standards of care and improve the welfare of breeding dogs and their litters.