无良卖家的宠物保护消费者

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association’s U.S. Pet Ownership & Demographics Sourcebook, more than 50 percent of New York households include at least one pet.  In addition to the cost of purchasing pets, the average pet owner spends hundreds of dollars to care for them.  New York's 宠物柠檬法 is aimed at ensuring the good health of cats and dogs sold in the State.

当他们购买从宠物商店的狗和猫纽约州法律赋予消费者非常具体的权利。例如,消费者有权知道他们正在考虑购买的狗或猫的来源的权利,以及兽医治疗的历史。如果消费者购买了生病的狗或猫和兽医证明动物内销售14天不适宜,消费者有权要求退款,交换或兽医费用高达宠物的费用报销的权利。 

消费者有权要求有关宠物商店使用的育种问题,并接收返回准确的信息的权利。例如,如果一个饲养员是一家规模大种鸡 - 通常被称为“小狗工厂” - 消费者有知情权。该OAG将监测宠物商店是否诚实遵守法律,并把民事或刑事起诉适当。