A mentally ill woman who had drowned one of her sons and was in the process of drowning the other was stopped by Buddy, another family’s pit bull, who dragged the boy away from a river in Australia. On March 2nd, Buddy was at the Murray River in Moama, a town bordering the states of New South Wales and Victoria, when he saw a distressing situation … [Read more...] about Hero Pit Bull Mix Saves a Boy from Being Drowned by His Mother
Back on February 3rd, the USDA made a move that makes it more difficult for you to be able to tell if the puppy you at looking at in a pet shop is actually from a licensed dog and cat breeding facility. Along with this action, the USDA also cut off public access to the inspection reports of those facilities, and now you will ONLY be able to get this information via an official … [Read more...] about Help Us DEMAND That the USDA Restore Its Puppy Mill Inspection Database!
A video of a sweet, ginger pit bull sitting on the cold ground, shivering, with nothing more to protect her than a wooden box and a bit of straw, has upset thousands of people, but nothing can be done by rescue organizations, because technically the law is being obeyed. That’s why a petition has been created demanding that the laws are changed so dogs … [Read more...] about Dog Left Outside in the Cold Prompts a Petition Demanding Better Laws in DC
Claire and Chris White had more than 40 dogs and cats, and over 300 chickens, removed from their Oklahoma residence in July of 2016. A dozen of the dogs and cats were so ill and in so much pain that they were humanely euthanized. Animal welfare groups have paid over $30,000 to get the rest of them well. But recently a judge decided that despite the 10 felony counts … [Read more...] about Petition to Stop Animal Victims from Being Returned to Their Abusers
At this point, the number of people that have signed the petition to enact what’s being called Finn’s Law in the UK is well over 100,000. It calls for police dogs and horses to be given the same status as any other officer when on duty. Basically, attacking one of these animals becomes an even more serious situation for anyone dumb enough to do it. This is all coming after … [Read more...] about UK Petition for Finn’s Law Gets 100,000 Signatures after Police Dog Assaulted