Category: Animal Research
|January 3, 2012||Posted by Laura Allen under Animal Research|
Rep. Michael F. Doyle (D-PA) has introduced the Pet Safety and Protection Act, H.R. 2256. The Pet Safety Protection Act would amend the Animal Welfare Act, 7 U.S.C. §§2137, 2138 and ban the sale of "random source" dogs and cats by Class B dealers to research laboratories.
|October 5, 2010||Posted by russmead under Animal Research|
A September 10, 2010 report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) proves once again that the USDA’s Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) lacks the resources to enforce even the meager Animal Welfare Act regulations for businesses that profit from or use animals.
|February 6, 2010||Posted by russmead under Animal Research||
Update Mar. 29: Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert has now signed H.B. 107 into law! H.B. 107Â means pound seizure discretionary instead of mandatory for Utah public shelters.
That means only two states, Minnesota and Oklahoma, still require pound seizure, the practice of requiring public shelters toÂ sell or provide animals for research.
|January 22, 2009||Posted by russmead under Animal Research|
Update April 28:Â The Montcalm County, Michigan Commissioners have voted to stop giving shelter animals to R&R Research, a Class B dealer that sells them for experimentation and research!