return to main index

  mobile - desktop
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
 
Click here for Freedom Breeder Cages
Mealworms, Crickets, Dubia, More...
Available Now at New York Worms!
Locate a business by name: click to list your business
search the classifieds. buy an account
events by zip code list an event
Search the forums             Search in:
News & Events: Herp Photo of the Day: Racer . . . . . . . . . .  Herp Photo of the Day: Gopher Snake . . . . . . . . . .  The Reptile Expo - May 30, 2020 . . . . . . . . . .  All Maryland Reptile Show - June 06, 2020 . . . . . . . . . .  The Reptile Expo - June 20, 2020 . . . . . . . . . .  Northern Virginia Reptile Show - June 20, 2020 . . . . . . . . . .  DFW Herpetolocial Society Meeting - June 20, 2020 . . . . . . . . . .  Reptilian Nation Expo Long Beach - June 21-22, 2020 . . . . . . . . . .  VReptile Vitual Reptile Expo - June 27-28,2020 . . . . . . . . . .  New England Reptile Expo - June 28, 2020 . . . . . . . . . .  Reptile Super Show San Diego - July 11-12, 2020 . . . . . . . . . .  All Maryland Reptile Show - July 11, 2020 . . . . . . . . . . 

full banner - advertise here .50¢/1000 views
click here for the next Repticon!
pool banner - $50 year

RE: CA: Ban on Animal "swaps"

[ Login ] [ User Prefs ] [ Search Forums ] [ Back to Main Page ] [ Back to Herp Law Center & Forum ] [ Reply To This Message ]
[ Register to Post ]

Posted by: j_dunlavy at Fri Mar 29 16:34:55 2013  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by j_dunlavy ]  
   

If we as reptile keepers and breeders can organize our reptile expos as "competitive show events" that judge our animals (the same way that cats and dogs are judged at their shows) we would be exempt from this ban if it passes.
The only problem is that the text of the ban only specifies dog, cat and bird shows; technically this could be considered discrimination against reptile keepers as a minority group and might be used as leverage to keep reptile expos going through an exemption from the ban
.
A lot of California reptile breeders depend on these expos to sell their babies. This would hurt many businesses or drive them underground where they do not put tax money into the state anymore, not to mention that it would put the show organizers out of business altogether.
that's just my thoughts on this.


   

[ Reply To This Message ] [ Subscribe to this Thread ] [ Show Entire Thread ]


<< Previous Message:  CA: Ban on Animal "swaps" - EricWI, Fri Feb 15 18:52:15 2013