2018 California Code
Health and Safety Code - HSC
DIVISION 105 - COMMUNICABLE DISEASE PREVENTION AND CONTROL
PART 6 - VETERINARY PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
CHAPTER 5 - Sale of Dogs and Cats
ARTICLE 1 - Sale of Dogs by Breeders
Section 122045.

122045.  

(a)  This article shall be known and may be cited as the Polanco-Lockyer Pet Breeder Warranty Act.

(b)  Every breeder of dogs shall comply with this article. As used in this article, “dog breeder,” or “breeder” means a person, firm, partnership, corporation, or other association that has sold, transferred, or given away all or part of three or more litters or 20 or more dogs during the preceding 12 months that were bred and reared on the premises of the person, firm, partnership, corporation, or other association.

(c)  For the purposes of this article, “purchaser” means any person who purchases a dog from a breeder.

(d)  This article shall not apply to pet dealers regulated under Article 2 (commencing with Section 122125), or to publicly operated pounds, humane societies, or privately operated rescue organizations.

(Amended by Stats. 2001, Ch. 350, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2002.)

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