Full Statute Name: 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
Primary Citation: Va. Code Ann. § 3.2-6589Country of Origin: United StatesLast Checked: January, 2020Alternate Citation: VA ST § 3.2-6589Date Adopted: 1999Historical:
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.
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.
HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES
Acts 1999, c. 646; Acts 1999, c. 678; § 3.1-796.128:2.