Update September 16, 2013: The Michigan Senate has unanimously passed Grant’s Law, S.B. 354, a bill that would prohibit use of gas chambers to kill animals in shelters. It’s onto the Michigan House of Representatives! [Read more...]
Oregon Senate Bill 6 is now on the governor’s desk. The bill would increase penalties for some animal cruelty offenses and further limit access to animals by offenders. The bill’s most controversial provisions are, however, the requirements placed on animal rescues. [Read more...]
Don’t leave your dog in a car on a hot day! How many times have we heard that?
And yet, it is easy to tell yourself "I just had the air conditioning on so the car is cool and I’ll just be a few minutes". But did you know:
Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) announced that the New York State Senate has passed S2305A, legislation that will require those that violate Buster’s Law by abusing animals, register his or her name and address with the division of criminal justice services, undergo a psychiatric evaluation and will also ban them from ever owning a pet again. [Read more...]