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West's Annotated Code of Virginia. Title 3.2. Agriculture, Animal Care, and Food. Subtitle V. Domestic Animals. Chapter 65. Comprehensive Animal Care. Article 12. Miscellaneous Provisions. 3.2-6589. Selling garments containing dog or cat fur prohibited; penalty

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Citation: Va. Code Ann. 3.2-6589

Citation: VA ST 3.2-6589

Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 11/2013

Summary:   This Virginia statute makes it illegal to sell a garment containing the fur of a "domestic" dog or cat.  Violation incurs up to a $10,000 penalty.

Statute in Full:

It is unlawful for any person to sell a garment containing the hide, fur, or pelt that he knows to be that of a domestic dog or cat. A violation of this section is punishable by a fine of not more than $10,000.

Acts 2008, c. 860, eff. Oct. 1, 2008.



Acts 1999, c. 646; Acts 1999, c. 678; § 3.1-796.128:2.

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