The point here isn’t to prevent abuse, if it exists. We have animal-welfare laws for that.
The purported goal here is to prevent pet stores from obtaining their dogs from puppy mills and selling these abused animals to an unwary public. I’m not buying.
This case should have been laughed out of court.
Futuristic medicine is here. A paralyzed man was able to move his own arm using electrodes implanted in his brain and arm.