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.
On Friday, October 7th, 2011, Governor Jerry Brown of California signed legislation banning the sale and possession of shark fins in the Golden State. Defenders of the cruel activity of shark fin fishing claim that as it is mainly Chinese-Americans who consume shark fin soup, that the legislation is racist. Most Chinese-Americans support the actions […]
Here’s some sound advice from Pet Plan, a pet insurance company, telling you what to ask for when purchasing a plan for your pet(s). Pet insurance is designed to safeguard you against a major financial loss if your pet ever has an accident or becomes ill. It’s a sound investment for your furry family, but […]
The RSPCA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) launched a fundraising campaign June 27, 2011. Last year the RSPCA rescued close to 160,000 animals from suffering including being trapped, neglected or abused. They receive emergency calls every 30 seconds and respond to about 1,000 incidents daily. The RSPCA inspectors rescue, care for […]