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Section 956.23 | Regulation of pet stores.


The regulation of pet stores is a matter of general statewide interest that requires statewide regulation. Sections 956.181 to 956.23 of the Revised Code and section 956.99 of the Revised Code constitute a comprehensive plan with respect to all aspects of the regulation of pet stores. Accordingly, it is the intent of the general assembly to preempt any local ordinance, resolution, or other law adopted to regulate the sale, delivery, barter, auction, broker, or transfer of a dog to a person from a pet store.

Last updated January 23, 2024 at 4:23 PM

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