Tag: Mandatory Spay/Neuter

  • Elkader, Iowa May Consider Breed Restrictions

    Elkader, Iowa May Consider Breed Restrictions

    Editor’s note: The Hopkinton incident illustrates the danger, not of a specific breed, but of dogs that are constantly penned, unsocialized, and abused.   If Elkader seeks to be proactive, they should do what Hopkinton didn’t: respond in a timely manner to calls from citizens about possible animal abuse.   Folks want to point a […]

  • Barstow, California May Consider Mandatory Spay/Neuter Ordinance for “Pit Bulls”

    Barstow, California May Consider Mandatory Spay/Neuter Ordinance for “Pit Bulls”

    From the Victorville Daily Press: A consultant working with Barstow to update its vicious-dog ordinance recommends that the city consider a mandatory spay-and-neuter law. But whether that law would require all dog owners to fix their animals or only to pit bull owners is up to city officials, he says.

  • With Elected Officials Like These, Who Needs Enemies?

    With Elected Officials Like These, Who Needs Enemies?

    Heavens to murgatroid, what is becoming of this country?   On the one hand we have very power-drunk nanny-staters who push overly-bureaucratic legislation like breed bans, and on the other hand we have racist podunkers who pass the same breed-specific legislation only with a racist bent.   The former, the nanny-staters, we lobby against every […]