Ohio’s Goddard’s Law

Goddard's Law dog

Goddard’s Law, H.B. 274, is named after Dick Goddard, a beloved weather anchor for WJW Channel 8 in Cleveland, Ohio. Many Ohioans see him as a hero willing to step up for the animals to strengthen Ohio’s weak animal welfare laws. [Read more…]

Ohio’s Pet Protection Bill


Another effort is underway in Ohio to pass a law that will allow judges to issue civil or criminal orders of protection for companion animals at risk in situations of domestic violence. [Read more…]

Horses naturally vicious, says CT court


A Connecticut appellate court in the case of Anthony Vendrella v. Astriab Family Limited Partnership issued an opinion that horses are naturally inclined to do mischief or be vicious to human beings. In other words, the appellate court found that horses are inherently dangerous. [Read more…]

Yakima, WA to Consider Repeal of Pit Bull Ban


The City Council for Yakima, Washington has agreed to reconsider the city’s year old pit bull ban. [Read more…]

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