Category: Mandatory Microchipping

  • Santa Cruz County, California to Propose Mandatory Microchipping Ordinance for Cats, Dogs

    Santa Cruz County, California to Propose Mandatory Microchipping Ordinance for Cats, Dogs

    For months I have seen many emotional articles about pets being reunited with their owners thanks, say the articles, to that beautiful piece of technology called the RFID microchip.  I call these kinds of articles “primers” because they get you ready to accept things like, Santa Cruz County, California‘s proposal to require all dogs and […]

  • Dover, Arkansas Inexplicably Passes Antiquated “Pit Bull” Ban

    Dover, Arkansas Inexplicably Passes Antiquated “Pit Bull” Ban

    When the leader of the free world comes out against breed-specific legislation (BSL) saying it is wholly ineffective based on research from the CDC, what excuse do communities still have for proposing and passing archaic, passé, impotent breed-specific bans?  Yet Dover, Arkansas passed a “pit bull” ban October 8, 2013, even though hundreds from the […]

  • Waterloo, Iowa to Consider BSL Via “Pit Bull” Restrictions

    Waterloo, Iowa to Consider BSL Via “Pit Bull” Restrictions

    After 65-year old Vivienne Brookman and 13-year-old William McNealy were attacked by what was described as a “large pit bull” by police, Waterloo, Iowa Mayor Buck Clark publicly stated that the attacks were “something we need to react to.”  That “reaction” will come in the form of a breed-specific law (BSL) proposal — which proposes […]

  • Wichita, Kansas May Consider BSL/MSN and Mandatory Microchipping

    Wichita, Kansas May Consider BSL/MSN and Mandatory Microchipping

    From Kansas.com: Wichita’s animal control officials say they’re still struggling with aggressive and stray pit bulls despite a “dangerous dogs” law approved in 2007. A year’s worth of experience with the law has led officials to return to the City Council next Tuesday with options that include a pit bull ban, new breed-specific restrictions or […]

  • Riverside County, California Considers Mandatory Spay/Neuter and Microchipping Law

    Riverside County, California Considers Mandatory Spay/Neuter and Microchipping Law

    Cat Fanciers’ Association Legislative ALERT Forwarding encouraged List and Riverside fanciers – sorry this is so long and so sudden. We just received word about TOMORROW’S [Dec. 16, 2008] meeting of the Riverside County CA Board of Supervisors – thanks to Concerned Dog Owners of California. An ordinance will beintroduced, based on previous proposals but […]

  • Dover, Delaware Ordinance Proposal Breed-Specific and Mandatory Microchipping

    Dover, Delaware Ordinance Proposal Breed-Specific and Mandatory Microchipping

    Dover’s ordinance proposal will restrict certain dogs by breed, will require those specific breeds to be licensed/registered and securely enclosed on the owner’s property and muzzled/chained when off the owner’s property, will prohibit convicted felons from owning “dangerous breeds,” and will require all dogs to be microchipped. According to Dover’s ordinance proposal,