According to the ASPCA blog…Hard work by legislators, the animal welfare community and animal advocates helped bring many wonderful state-level bills over the finish line in 2009. Many states continued to pass anti-animal fighting laws, multiple states passed laws to restrict tethering, increase penalties for intentional acts of animal cruelty and allow pets to be included in court-issued orders of protection. The organization has listed all the laws that were passed to help in the mission to protect our nation’s animals from cruelty and neglect. Check out details on all the passed laws and see what kind of progress your state made. The full list is on the ASPCA website HERE.
The HSUS has informed us that there is a bill for consideration by our legislators to open more captive hunting ranches in Georgia. These captive hunts or “canned hunts” as they are called, are private facilities where customers kill semi-tame animals trapped in enclosures for trophies. The animals have no way to escape and these […]
Dog theft is on the rise. Laboratories and private people, all although they don’t question where the dogs comefrom, are willing to pay, often large sums for a pet. Sometimes dogs are kidnapped and the thieves will demand ransom for their return. Dogs are lumped together with property crimes, making it difficult to determine the […]
C.S. Lewis (1898-1963) was a prolific writer, poet, scholar of English literature and defender of Christianity. His most famous book is The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the first published of his Chronicles of Narnia series. The Narnia books include many animals, some of them talking, as well as mythical creatures such as unicorns […]