TENNESSEE pet breeders soon to be UNregulated by Tennessee law

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Pet Breeders Soon To Be Unregulated by Tennessee Law Representatives from the Humane Society of the United States say puppy mills will soon go unregulated by Tennessee state law

The Commercial Breeders Act that’s aimed at monitoring unregulated mass-breeders like this one will expire at the end of the month. Tennessee state director for The HSUS, Leighann Lassiter, tells us “the program was primarily complaint driven which is why this one was never caught because they didn’t know it existed.”

Lassiter believes that a lack of legislation means that there could be even more mills. “Unfortunately it didn’t bring in the money to cover the expenditure to operate the program. So, our state legislature decline to extend the program any further,” adds Lassiter…..