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RE: U.S. to Spy on Internet Animal Sales:

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Posted by: EdK at Mon Jul 2 21:50:48 2012  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by EdK ]  
   

You do realize that under the A&W act, reptiles and amphibians are exempt from the regulations?
from http://www.animallaw.info/statutes/stusawa.htm
[quote] g) The term "animal" means any live or dead dog, cat, monkey (nonhuman primate mammal), guinea pig, hamster, rabbit, or such other warm-blooded animal, as the Secretary may determine is being used, or is intended for use, for research, testing, experimentation, or exhibition purposes, or as a pet; but such term excludes (1) birds, rats of the genus Rattus, and mice of the genus Mus, bred for use in research, (2) horses not used for research purposes, and (3) other farm animals, such as, but not limited to livestock or poultry, used or intended for use as food or fiber, or livestock or poultry used or intended for use for improving animal nutrition, breeding, management, or production efficiency, or for improving the quality of food or fiber. With respect to a dog, the term means all dogs including those used for hunting, security, or breeding purposes; [/quote]

Even if you sell more than $500 a year, by definition under the act, reptiles and amphibians are exempt.......

Some comments,

Ed


   

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