Many pet-loving Americans were shocked to hear this news, but only six states -- California, Georgia, Hawaii, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, and Virginia -- explicitly outlaw dog meat. But members of the U.S. House are trying to change that. They've just passed legislation that would outlaw the slaughter of dogs and cats for food, a move that will also serve as a signal … [Read more...] about Eating dogs and cats banned in House-passed bill
It's the law in most places: pick up after your dog or face fines. Problem is, of course, enforcement is largely non-existent. And really, don't our civil servants have better things to do than police grown-ups who should know better? Failing to pick up after dogs isn't a pet peeve restricted to the no-pet set. Many dog owners themselves grow irate with fellow dog fans who … [Read more...] about Poop Shaming: A Trend To Encourage Responsible Dog Ownership?