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Sep 30th, 2013
Tangipahoa Parish Animal Control Director Chip Fitz has, for over a year, crafted changes to the Parish’s vicious dog ordinance which will...
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Sep 27th, 2013
As the AKC reported on September 26, 2013, S. 969 is no longer in consideration for this session.  As I’ve been writing,...
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Sep 25th, 2013
Seeing that their recently-passed Animal Control ordinance was unfair in parts, the city of Fort Dodge, Iowa, immediately removed two problematic provisions:...
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Sep 20th, 2013
Recently I took a tourist cruise on the Mississippi River and just so happened to find myself sharing the boat with those...
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Sep 20th, 2013
Waterloo, Iowa is certainly not the first city we’ve seen targeted for breed-specific legislation (BSL) for “pit bulls.”  It is, however, one...
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Sep 20th, 2013
Those who’ve lived through a hurricane can tell you insurance companies are always looking for ways to not pay out on claims. ...
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Sep 20th, 2013
While breed-specific legislation (BSL) requiring “pit bull” owners to spay and neuter their dogs may seem different than an out-and-out ban on...
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Sep 20th, 2013
Animal advocates, who believe the city of Yakima is overly harsh in banning “pit bulls,” are lobbying Yakima’s city officials to “toss...
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Sep 16th, 2013
Oh, if only I had a nickel for every time someone used skewed or half-truth statistics to push the lie that is...
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Sep 16th, 2013
Ontario’s Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) Randy Hillier will be re-introducing Bill 16 — formerly “Hershey’s Bill” — to repeal Ontario’s breed-specific...