Arkansas law covers both cats and dogs, and also requires registration of pet stores. Kennels are defined in a way that includes most hobby breeders -- and therefore the law does not apply to them.
The law is targeted at commercial establishments, so it does not affect hobby breeders.
Arkansas' law covers dogs only. It applies to: retail pet stores (any room or group of rooms, run, cage, compartment, exhibition pen, or tether; excludes kennels).
Buyers have ten days to document contagious or infectious diseases as well as congenital or hereditary defects. No provision is made for failure to produce registration papers.
The law does not provide for replacement of the dog or for a refund of hte purchase price. It does provide for reimbursement of veterinary expenses up to the purchase price of the dog.