In 2013, Illinois joined several other states when it enacted a consumer protection law designed to protect individuals who purchase a sick pet from a pet store.
The Illinois Puppy Lemon Law does several things:
Who is covered?
If you purchase a dog or cat from a pet store, you may be entitled to relief under the Puppy Lemon Law in the following situations:
If you purchased a dog or cat from a pet store and it becomes ill:
If your dog or cat is still alive:
If your dog or cat is deceased:
To read the full text of the law, click here.