Suffolk County, NY - February 6, 2015 - The Suffolk County SPCA announced today that it has been selected by the Suffolk County Legislature to sit on an Advisory Board to aid in the enforcement of Suffolk County's Pet Store Laws.
The agency will have a representative on the newly formed Suffolk County Animal and Pet Advisory Board which was established to advise the County's Dept. of Consumer Affairs in the enforcement of Local Law 16-2014 with a focus on animal health and welfare at Pet Stores in the County. The board will also advise on the pet industry in Suffolk County and the enforcement of the County's laws regarding pets and animals, and advise the County on animal and pet welfare issues. Also, the board will update and maintain in conjunction with the Dept. of Fire Rescue and Emergency Services the County's comprehensive plan for the care and protection of pets during disaster situations.