MOUNT VERNON — Puppies born the day Ohio Senator Jim Hughes (R-Columbus) introduced legislation to regulate high-volume dog breeders are now long of tooth. SB130, dubbed Ohio’s Puppy Mill Bill, is in force following an arduous, seven-year legislative slog. This marks the start of a process, not the end. Ohio will take the measure of large breeding operations, but the yardstick to be used has yet to be created.
Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in a series of articles about Ohio Senate Bill 130, a new law governing high-volume dog breeders, and its implications for the state and Knox County.
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