Thursday, July 08, 2010

Too many sick puppies in San Fran

 I Think I have this one figured out. The San Francisco city council wants to completely ban the sale of all pets in the city, other than pet fish. Looks to me? Like it finally dawned on somebody. They already have an over abundance of sick puppies in that city. So they have to put a stop to it.

 S.F. considers banning sale of pets except fish

Sell a guinea pig, go to jail.
That's the law under consideration by San Francisco's Commission of Animal Control and Welfare. If the commission approves the ordinance at its meeting tonight, San Francisco could soon have what is believed to be the country's first ban on the sale of all pets except fish.

That includes dogs, cats, hamsters, mice, rats, chinchillas, guinea pigs, birds, snakes, lizards and nearly every other critter, or, as the commission calls them, companion animals.

"People buy small animals all the time as an impulse buy, don't know what they're getting into, and the animals end up at the shelter and often are euthanized," said commission Chairwoman Sally Stephens. "That's what we'd like to stop."

San Francisco residents who want a pet would have to go to another city, adopt one from a shelter or rescue group, or find one through the classifieds.

Which leaves open the question? I wonder what will happen to what I hear? Is a rather lucrative Gerbil market in the city by the bay.

1 comment:

XtnYoda said...

Gag... they never meet a new law or tax that they don't embrace.