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Jacksonsville, FL (SmithtownRadio.com) – A Florida woman is being fined for dying her dog’s fur pink.
The woman used “dog-friendly” dye to color her dog’s legs and tail pink for Halloween. But rather than candy, she was treated with a $255 fine.
The issue: it’s illegal in Jacksonville - and anywhere in the state of Florida – to artificially color an animal’s fur.
We’re not sure if that’s illegal in New York but we were able to find this:
No person shall sell… living baby chicks, ducklings… or baby rabbits which have been dyed, colored or otherwise treated so as to impart to them an artificial color.
Your Thoughts: Does the dying of an animal’s fur constitute animal cruelty?