Nevada governor signs unusual bill banning dog leasing

Imagine this, you go to the pet store, play with some puppies, plunk down some cash, and walk out with what you think is a fully owned dog in your name.

Well, some financial groups have actually been swindling unsuspecting consumers into signing a lease for Fido.

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A dog enjoys an ice lolly given by its owner at an ice-cream shop where ice cream is designed especially for canines in Mexico City, Mexico April 9, 2017.

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A dog enjoys an ice cream given by its owner at an ice-cream shop where ice cream is designed especially for canines in Mexico City, Mexico April 9, 2017.

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A dog looks at an ice cream at an ice-cream shop where ice cream is designed especially for canines in Mexico City, Mexico April 9, 2017. 

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A dog waits for its ice cream given by its owner at an ice-cream shop where ice cream is designed especially for canines in Mexico City, Mexico April 9, 2017. 

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A dog smells an ice cream at an ice-cream shop where ice cream is designed especially for canines in Mexico City, Mexico April 9, 2017.

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A dog looks at an ice cream at an ice-cream shop where ice cream is designed especially for canines in Mexico City, Mexico, April 9, 2017. 

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A dog enjoys an ice cream given by its owner at an ice-cream shop where ice cream is designed especially for canines in Mexico City, Mexico, April 9, 2017. 

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A dog looks at his owner ice cream at an ice-cream shop where ice cream is designed especially for canines in Mexico City, Mexico April 9, 2017.

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A dog eats an ice lolly given by its owner at an ice-cream shop where ice cream is designed especially for canines in Mexico City, Mexico April 9, 2017. 

(REUTERS/Carlos Jasso)

Dogs enjoy ice cream given by its owners at an ice-cream shop where ice cream is designed especially for canines in Mexico City, Mexico April 9, 2017. 

(REUTERS/Carlos Jasso)

A dog eats an ice lolly given by its owner at an ice-cream shop where ice cream is designed especially for canines in Mexico City, Mexico, April 9, 2017. 

(REUTERS/Carlos Jasso)

A dog enjoys an ice cream given by its owner at an ice-cream shop where ice cream is designed especially for canines in Mexico City, Mexico, April 9, 2017. 

(REUTERS/Carlos Jasso)

A dog looks at an ice cream at an ice-cream shop where ice cream is designed especially for canines in Mexico City, Mexico April 9, 2017.

(REUTERS/Carlos Jasso)

A dog eats an ice lolly given by its owner at an ice-cream shop where ice cream is designed especially for canines in Mexico City, Mexico April 9, 2017. 

(REUTERS/Carlos Jasso)

A dog eats an ice lolly given by its owner at an ice-cream shop where ice cream is designed especially for canines in Mexico City, Mexico April 9, 2017. 

(REUTERS/Carlos Jasso)

A man holds a leash and an ice cream for his dog at an ice-cream shop where ice cream is designed especially for canines in Mexico City, Mexico, April 9, 2017. 

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A couple gives ice cream to their dogs at an ice-cream shop where ice cream is designed especially for canines in Mexico City, Mexico April 9, 2017. 

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A boxer named 'Tank' (L) looks as other dog eats an ice-cream at an ice-cream parlor specialized in such delicatessen targetting a canine clientele, in Mexico City, on April 9, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / RONALDO SCHEMIDT (Photo credit should read RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
A Pug named 'Justino' eats ice-cream in an ice cream shop, in Mexico city, on April 9, 2017. People bring their pets to this place were ice-cream especially made for dogs is served. / AFP PHOTO / RONALDO SCHEMIDT (Photo credit should read RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
A beagle dog called 'Romi' eats ice-cream in an ice cream shop, in Mexico city, on April 9, 2017. People bring their pets to this place were ice-cream especially made for dogs is served. / AFP PHOTO / RONALDO SCHEMIDT (Photo credit should read RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
A Pomeranian named 'Neron' licks an ice-cream at an ice-cream parlor specialized in such delicatessen targetting a canine clientele, in Mexico City, on April 9, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / RONALDO SCHEMIDT (Photo credit should read RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
An Old English Sheep dog named 'Super' licks an ice-cream at an ice-cream parlor specialized in such delicatessen targetting a canine clientele, in Mexico City, on April 9, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / RONALDO SCHEMIDT (Photo credit should read RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
Dogs eat ice-creams at an ice-cream parlor specialized in such delicatessen targetting a canine clientele, in Mexico City, on April 9, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / RONALDO SCHEMIDT (Photo credit should read RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
A beagle dog named 'Romi' licks an ice-cream at an ice-cream parlor specialized in such delicatessen targetting a canine clientele, in Mexico City, on April 9, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / RONALDO SCHEMIDT (Photo credit should read RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
A dog named 'Tsuki' licks an ice-cream at an ice-cream parlor specialized in such delicatessen targetting a canine clientele, in Mexico City, on April 9, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / RONALDO SCHEMIDT (Photo credit should read RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
Dogs lick their ice-creams at an ice-cream parlor specialized in such delicatessen targetting a canine clientele, in Mexico City, on April 9, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / RONALDO SCHEMIDT (Photo credit should read RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
A Pug named 'Justino' eats ice-cream in an ice cream shop, in Mexico city, on April 9, 2017. People bring their pets to this place were ice-cream especially made for dogs is served. / AFP PHOTO / RONALDO SCHEMIDT (Photo credit should read RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
A woman gives an ice-cream to her dog at an ice-cream parlor specialized in such delicatessen targetting a canine clientele, in Mexico City, on April 9, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / RONALDO SCHEMIDT (Photo credit should read RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
An Old English Sheep dog named 'Super' licks an ice-cream at an ice-cream parlor specialized in such delicatessen targetting a canine clientele, in Mexico City, on April 9, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / RONALDO SCHEMIDT (Photo credit should read RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
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That means expensive monthly payments, which, when all's said and done boils down to the heartbreaking moment of returning your member of the family!

Now according to USA Today, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval has signed a bill which in part will outlaw that practice. An amendment to a consumer protection bill will ban leasing "any living animal or goods intended for

personal, family or household use, including, without limitation, pets, tires, batteries and hearing aids" if there's no value by the lease's end.

That ban will specifically affect how Bristlecone Holdings conducts its business which leases wedding dresses, car parts, and yes, even dogs.

People have come forward, telling Bloomberg magazine they owed thousands more than they initially thought because they were deceived into signing a lease.

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