• Recent Dog Deaths Spark Bill To Require Groomer Licensing

    2 monthes ago - By iHeart Dogs

    A stalled 2014 bill requiring New Jersey pet groomers to obtain licenses to practice their trade is being reconsidered by lawmakers. New attention was brought to the issue of groomer safety after recent dog deaths at NJ PetSmart locations.
    State Sen. Kip Bateman is reintroducing “ Bijou's Law “, named for a 6-year-old Shih Tzu who passed away in 2012 during a routine grooming appointment.
    Bijou's owner, Rosemary Marchetto, settled out of court with the big box pet store company involved in her dog's death. The agreement restricts her from speaking publicly about the tragic details, but it...
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