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.
Pit Bull Terriers have probably been one of the most maligned breeds of dog. Best Friends Animal Society is doing something to change the mistaken image of this dog. Best Friends has launched a program called Shelter Partners for Pit Bulls. The project encourages responsible pet ownership, works to increase adoptions, reduces euthanasia and improves […]
Aging News Alert just published this story written by Flexpet creator, Tamer Elsafy, regarding the effects senior pets can have on senior citizens. It’s a great story about the health benefits to seniors who own an age appropriate pet. Check it out HERE. Facebook Comments
Our pets are being sold to research laboratories and under the current law, they are not fully protected. Class B dealers and unlicensed animal dealers are not held accountable for where they obtain cats and dogs they sell to labs. Some of these dealers look for free pet ads, falsify records and steal pets from […]