Sometimes it feels like there’s no point in signing petitions and going online to complain about atrocities happening on the other side of the world, but it’s because of years of this kind of activism that is why China says it is banning dogs from being slaughtered at the Yulin Festival this year. Keep on fightin’ the good fight, people – today is one for … [Read more...] about BREAKING NEWS: China Has BANNED Dog Meat from the Yulin Festival!
Some Kansas lawmakers have put the brakes on a new bill which would allow for surprise inspections at pet stores selling puppies, and also increase the fees on those puppies. They are hoping that they can put the new bill off for a short while, because they want the law to also cover home breeding operations as well, bringing more stringent oversight into the puppy … [Read more...] about Kansas Lawmakers Hold Up New Surprise Inspection Laws to Ensure They Cover Breeders Also
In a city that sees far too many abused dogs, a new ordinance has been passed to provide much greater protection to Detroit dogs who are being neglected outside: they can no longer be chained, they must not be tethered outside for more than three hours, and they must have protection from the elements. “This is a great move for the city of Detroit,” said Wendy … [Read more...] about Detroit Bans People from Chaining Dogs
As more people have become aware of how horrendously dogs and cats are tortured and killed for meat, more humane attitudes are being adopted and long-held cultural traditions are not only being abandoned, but in Taiwan, now being made illegal. “Taiwan’s progressive ban is part of a growing trend across Asia to end the brutal dog meat trade,” said Wendy Higgins with … [Read more...] about Taiwan Becomes the First Asian Country to Ban the Consumption of Dog and Cat Meat
Coming home to see that you’ve been burglarized would be dreadful, but finding that your dogs have been murdered as well would be truly devastating. That’s why NYS lawmakers are trying to see a law passed that would add additional time on the felony burglary sentence in honor of two dogs who lost their lives in this manner. This tragedy happened last year to the … [Read more...] about New York Legislators Are Pushing for a Harsher Animal Abuse Law