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.
February 21, 2012 – a day to celebrate. Ohio’s Governor John Kasich signed HB 14 into law, ending discrimination against pitbulls. Prior to this law pitbulls were considered dangerous based solely on the breed. Best Friends Animal Society, vigorous in their stand against banning breeds, states that the new law also prohibits convicted felons from […]
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 […]
Kids love pets but don’t always want to take on the work involved in caring for them. You probably don’t want to adopt a pet and find yourself doing all the work while your kids have all the fun. So here are some tips for getting your kids to take responsibility for their pet. Even […]