We are consulting on whether a change of policy and/or law would improve the welfare of puppies and kittens being sold.
Commercial third party sellers are those who are licenced pet sellers.
Commercial third party sales may be associated with low welfare conditions for the animal compared to buying direct from the breeder.
How to respond
Submit your comments by 17 August 2020, in any of the following ways:
Download the response form.
Complete and return to:
Companion Animal Policy Team
Animal Welfare & Framework Branch
Office of the Chief Veterinary Officer