New federal regulation requires puppies imported into US to be healthy, at least 6 months old

  • by: SUE MANNING , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 15, 2014 - 6:55 PM

LOS ANGELES — Foreign dog breeders have gone unregulated for years, shipping puppies so young and so sick that one in four died before reaching a U.S. airport, animal welfare workers say.

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