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, ASPCA and Best Friends Animal Sanctuary believe a compromise reached by 2 Missouri animal welfare groups and puppy mill associations does not adequately protect breeding dogs and their puppies. The new language is vague and unclear, weakening the proposals in Prop B. Prop B – breeding females rest at least every 3rd cycle. […]
Burns to pets can be caused several ways – accidentally spilling hot or caustic liquids on pets, pets biting electric wires, even extreme cold. There are three degrees of burns: First degree, where the skin will be painful to touch, red, and may blister Second degree, where in addition to pain, the skin will turn […]
L’Oreal is the largest beauty and cosmetics company in the world. The HSUS tells us that for years L’Oreal has been involved in developing safe testing of their products without using animals. L’Oreal has provided the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with funds to test their methods and assess the safety in cosmetics. In a March […]