How Much Do You Know About Pound Seizure?
An Animal Rights Article from


American Anti-Vivisection Society (AAVS)
August 2009

Taken from the online quiz at American Anti-Vivisection Society (AAVS).

Class B Dealer Quiz

1. Where can Class B dealers acquire animals?

  • Other animal dealers
  • Shelters and pounds
  • People who bred or raised the animals themselves
  • All of the above

2. What types of violations have Class B dealers been cited for?

  • Unsanitary conditions
  • Illegally obtaining animals
  • Structural problems with facilities
  • All of the above

3. What is pound seizure?

  • A condition that afflicts some shelter animals, causing them to experience tremors or seizures
  • A process in which animals from pounds and shelters are released for use in research facilities.
  • The acquisition of a private animal shelter by the state government.

4. In what state is pound seizure required?

  • Minnesota
  • Texas
  • Michigan
  • New Hampshire

5. Why should we prohibit the use of shelter animals in research?

  • Former pets are better suited for the circus because they can be trained.
  • Shelters make enough money and do not need another source of income.
  • It is the ultimate betrayal.

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