Laws and legislation which places limitations on ownership of pit bull dogs
A bill has recently been introduced a by an Oklahoma legislator that allows pet-owners to “dispose” of animals by shooting them. State Representative Steve Martin sponsored the bill. He believes that the new measures put forth in HB 2613 are an effective solution for “euthanasia” practices already...
Unbuckled Dogs Draw Stiffer Penalty Than People
By Ann Piccirillo 8:15 am
Say goodbye to the dog days of summer. New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals issues warning to pet owners--restrain your dog in the car or face stiff penalties.
As we turn the bend into...
NY's new laws clamp down on dog fights
Published: July 19, 2012 3:05 PM
By The Associated Press
New York's newest laws pave the way to require New York City children to start their education at 5 years old, name a bridge for Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, and prohibit the use "cat mills,"...
Anyone have any info on ordinances in Sampson county. Wanna make sure houses, chains, pins,etc are up to code. Don't want them to have any reason to mess with me!
Lawmakers shoot down limit on dog tethering
By Brian maffly
| The Salt Lake Tribune First Published 58 minutes ago • Updated 1 minute ago
A bill to ban tethering dogs for more than 10 hours a day was promptly euthanized Monday after a legislative panel declined on a party-line vote to...
Microchipping pets to save their lives
August 26, 2011 | 6:00 am
It can be tough to get any new law regarding pets through the California legislature. Animal welfare advocates have tried unsuccessfully for years to get a statewide mandatory spay and neuter bill passed.
But here comes one...
New laws for chaining up your dog outside
Updated: Friday, 27 Jul 2012, 7:58 PM EDT
Published : Friday, 27 Jul 2012, 7:55 PM EDT
Christine Lee, 22News State House Correspondent
BOSTON, Mass. (WWLP) - Advocates against pet cruelty are fighting for a bill that makes it illegal to chain...
Dog law takes effect May 22
By BOBBY WARREN
WOOSTER -- A lot of government entities will be involved when the state's new vicious dog law goes into effect May 22, but right now, there is no one who is the "designated driver," Wayne County's auditor said Friday.
Check out how it will be if PETA has their way
American Dog Breeders Association
Protect your pet from dog-napping without chaining them up
7:58 AM, Aug 20, 2011
UNDATED -- The American Kennel Club (AKC) is reporting a sharp rise in dog-napping so far this year, and recommends keeping your pup on a short leash.
However it is illegal to "direct point chain" a dog in the...
Commissioners table animal restraint changes
by Ray Lightner Griffin Daily News
Recommended changes to the county’s animal restraint rules have been tabled.
“After many months,” said County Manager William Wilson Jr., “the (Animal Care and Control) Advisory Board has finally finished its...
Million Dollar Punishment For Dangerous Dogs
MIDLAND - To cut down on dangerous dog attacks, the Midland City Council approved the first reading of an amendment to the Dangerous Dog City Code, making the punishment for the owners as tough as possible.
"The ordinance amendment would increase...
Board to update animal control rules
by Ray Lightner Griffin Daily News
1 day 16 hrs ago | 763 views
Spalding County may soon have a more standardized set of animal control rules.
The Spalding County Animal Care & Control Advisory Board will meet at 5 p.m. Monday to revise its “dog living...
NY sets misdemeanor for attending animal fights
* AUGUST 4, 2011, 4:20 P.M. ET
ALBANY, N.Y. — The possible penalty for attending animal fights in New York is going up.
A new law signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo raises the infraction from a violation to a misdemeanor with penalties up to three...
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House votes to add strength to "Lillian's" dangerous dog law
Posted: May 04, 2011 6:03 PM EDT
by Mark Wiggins
WACO - It was November of 2005 when 76-year-old Thornton resident Lillian Stiles was literally torn apart by her neighbor's dogs, pitbull-rottweiler mixes that had escaped from...
City Council p$#@! dog tethering bill
by Ricky Casiano, Chronicle Contributor
A woman with the ASPCA shows a dog with an open flesh wound from tethering. No problem with how Stanley Charles tied up his pit bull terrier, Scrappy, in front of a store as long as it’s for less than...
Dog deer hunters considering filing suit against federal government
By Tammy Sharp
Leesville Daily Leader
Posted Jan 08, 2011 @ 09:00 AM
Kisatchie —Local dog deer hunters are considering filing suit against the federal government to block a decision by USDA Forest Service officials last...
11 New Laws For 2011, Part 1 for Illinois residents
Michael Helfand on 11.10.10 at 7:16 AM
Hard to believe that a new year is almost upon us. For the pro-active reader, here are six new laws for 2011 with five more to come tomorrow.
Tougher law for reckless driving near bicyclists
Published: November 08. 2010 1:15AM
Enforcement officials on the hunt for more dangerous dogs in Erie region
By TIM HAHN
Smokey can't stand the sight of other dogs, Barb Turner said.
Smokey is a dog that belongs to Barb and Ben Turner, of Erie. The dog is on the state's dangerous dog...
Missouri voters to decide Tuesday whether state should implement stricter regulations for large-scale breeders
By Megan Spees/Staff Writer
Published: Friday, October 29, 2010 2:37 PM CDT
Missouri voters will decide the fate of dog breeders across the state Tuesday. But Proposition B, a...
Council to Set Up Dog Committee
Posted Monday October 18, 2010
Sheboygan, Wis. (WHBL) - The Sheboygan City Council is expected to take up a resolution when it meets Monday night to establish a Special Committee on Regulation of Dangerous Dogs. Aldermen decided to go that route two weeks ago...
Memphis City Council adopts neuter, spay law
Ordinance exempts some dogs, cats
* By Linda A. Moore
* Memphis Commercial Appeal
* Posted September 29, 2010 at midnight
In legislation that moved Memphis into ranks with cities such as Denver and Los Angeles, the Memphis City...
IL: Brookfield Considers Dog Ordinance
Village curbs bad dog behavior
By Staff reports
Brookfield Suburban Life
Posted Oct 06, 2010 @ 05:01 PM
Brookfield, IL —
Brookfield officials have had enough with the dogs in town.
Council to consider dog law
September 28, 2010 - By Nick Dutro
An ordinance to set laws for dangerous and vicious dogs in Tiffin is to go before City Council at its next meeting.
During a meeting of the Tiffin City Council Law and Community Planning Committee, a draft of the proposed...
Animal cruelty: Next battle, free dogs from tethers
ELIZABETH EVANS The York Dispatch
Updated:08/27/2010 01:22:35 PM EDT
Another dog fight is brewing in Pennsylvania.
Animal-rights advocates are supporting House Bill 1254, which would outlaw the continuous chaining -- called...
Group wants to end setting dogs on chained bears
By MEG KINNARD (AP) – 2 hours ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. — A declawed, defanged bear is chained to a stake as hunting dogs bark and snap, trying to force the bear to stand on its hind legs. The training exercise called bear baying is intended to make...
Pennsylvania's dog law threatened by puppy provision
By Amy Worden
Inquirer Harrisburg Bureau
HARRISBURG - In 2008, Gov. Rendell signed the state's new dog law, proclaiming it the toughest in the country governing commercial breeding kennels, which sell thousands of puppies to pet shops each...
Montana Ordinance Requires Insurance for 'Aggressive' Dogs
July 7, 2010
The White Sulphur Springs, Mont., city council has passed an insurance requirement for the owners of certain breeds of dogs with reputations for aggressive behaviors.
The ordinance requires owners of pit bulls,...
Pennsylvania: tethering bill to be introduced
Friday, 11 June 2010 13:55
Reportedly this bill would limit tethering to four 2-hour periods per day. More info will be posted when available.
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