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 first thing to do is clear your yard/garden of any material that is harmful to your pet if chewed or may injure your pet. Keep garbage and compost heaps away from any area your pet plays in. Rotted food can make your pet ill. Check the fence to make sure it is secure – […]
PET BIRTH DEFECT AWARENESS DAY MBJungle Foundation has created a day of observance for pet birth defects. Pet Birth Defect Awareness Day was established in 2014 in order to bring awareness to identification, causes and prevention of pet birth defects as well as how these pets may be treated. This day of awareness was created […]
The No Kill Advocacy Center reports that Minnesota lawmaker, Representative John Benson, has introduced shelter reform legislation, joining New York State in the fight to save animals. The legislation is called the Companion Animal Protection Act (CAPA), House File 1735. Here are a few highlights from the CAPA bill: End “convenience” killing when there are […]