PetSmart Criticized for Testing Rabbit Sales

bunny.jpgRabbit owners are incensed that PetSmart, the Phoenix-based pet care conglomerate, has decided to break with past policies and offer bred bunnies for sale in its stores. It has heretofore been considered the “good guy” by animal rights groups because it encouraged customers to adopt orphaned bunnies rather than buy new ones. But now the company is responding to customers’ desires for bred bunnies and launching test sales in Phoenix.

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This story was reported for KJZZ and All Things Considered.