Ill Conceived Pet Legislation – More, More, More

HSUS to the dog breeders of Delaware:  Weer in ur stayt, writin' ur loz:House Bill 95 - This bill adopts the recommendations of the Humane Society of the United States regarding restrictions on the large-scale for-profit dog breeding operations commonly known as “puppy mills.”Bill includes dog limits, how often breeders must take their dogs to … Continue reading Ill Conceived Pet Legislation – More, More, More

Illinois Breeder Bill Gone Wild

Lawmakers in IL have proposed a bill to regulate dog breeders. Emphasis on regulate:Under "Definitions":"Sanitized" means [...] Washing all soiled surfaces with appropriate detergent solutions or disinfectant products followed by a clean water rinse that removes all organic material and mineral buildup.How do I know if I've removed all mineral buildup? How will the inspectors … Continue reading Illinois Breeder Bill Gone Wild

County Fails to Convict Alleged Dogfighter, Goes After Property

In AZ, Pima County is trying to seize property belonging to Emily Dennis:Dennis was arrested in February 2008 as part of a major investigation by the Pima County Sheriff’s Office and the Humane Society of the United States into a multi-state dog fighting ring. Officers raided four separate properties, seized hundreds of dogs and arrested … Continue reading County Fails to Convict Alleged Dogfighter, Goes After Property

PETA’s Lucky 7

Seven pets somehow escaped PETA's slaughterhouse alive in 2008. Good for them. Tragically, 2200+ pets were killed by PETA last year. More discussion on the topic:Terrierman has an action alertThe Poodle and Dog BlogPet Connection