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.
Wayne Pacelle, President and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), speaks out against using long-time abusive practices against animals. The excuse for using these practices is that it is an expression of that peoples’ culture. Examples of these cultural excuses are the killing of bulls for entertainment in Spain, cockfighting, falsified […]
If you smoke at home, you could be putting your pets at risk for cancer. A 2002 study showed that cats exposed to second-hand smoke were twice as likely to develop the disease. If they were exposed for five years or more, the risk tripled. Cats are at risk because the smoke clings to their […]
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