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How Can We Improve Dog Fouling Problems?

A district council in Northamptonshire, England is trying a new tactic in the battle to control dog fouling. The new laws, which are due...

Can the Government Force You To Spay or Neuter Your Dog?

It probably won’t happen here in the United States, but it is a reality for citizens of South Australia. Proposed compulsory desexing laws could...

Some Cities Want to Pass ‘Pre-Bite’ Ordinances

You’ve probably heard of breed specific legislation (BSL) before. BSL is a term used for laws that ban certain dog breeds or place restrictions...

Let’s Talk: Breed Specific Legislation and Restrictions

Good afternoon readers. I hope you are all having a wonderful week. Did you happen to check out my column last week about the...

Unusual Dog Ban Launched in China District

Earlier this month what has become known by residents as “the cruelest dog ban” was issued in China by the local government of a...

Montreal SPCA Circulating Petition To End Permanent Dog Chaining in the...

The Montreal SPCA is urging all residents of Quebec, Canada to sign a petition that will end permanent chaining in the province. The petition...

Service Dog Owner Says Petco Discriminates Against Those with Disabilities

Service dogs are a common site in most public places, and many establishments are welcoming and equipped to handle having these furry helpers in...

Law Says Animals Sold in Phoenix Pet Stores Must Come From...

Late last month, a federal court decided to uphold a city of Phoenix ordinance that bans retail sales of cats and dogs in pet...

Service Dogs: What You Need to Know

According to the University of Arizona, about 1% of individuals with disabilities use a Service Dog. Each day these dogs make a significant impact...

Dog Deaths During Grooming Revive Calls For Regulations

Grooming incidents resulting in the injury or deaths of dogs have become popular in the news lately. That terrifying pattern is what is bringing...

New Law in New York Could Protect Dogs Trapped in Hot...

In 2013 on an 85-degree day at the State Fair in Syracuse, New York, a parking lot full of fair-goers noticed a 2-year-old black...

Legislation Passed in New York to Allow Dogs Into Public Restaurants

Many dog owners see their pets as part of the family, and you don’t leave family members home alone while you go out to...

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