Police Chief supports Sam Wood’s hunting of feral cats in Wisconsin

Wild Rose police badge

The police chief of Wild Rose, Wisconsin, USA in effect supports the hunting and shooting dead of feral cats in and around his town and therefore by default he must also support the hunting of feral cats in Wisconsin because … please continue reading

Pet Rescue and Adoption Act – Assembly Bill 485

The Pet Rescue and Adoption Act is a bill (proposed legislation being debated by the legislators) which extends to the entire state of California a law which has been in place in Los Angeles since 2012, namely, an obligation on … please continue reading

In Los Angeles you will be able to keep a pet cat or dog that you find

LA Animal Services

An extraordinary proposal has been made by the general manager of animal services in Los Angeles, Brenda Barnette. On 23 May 2017 her proposal was approved by the Animal Services Commission. Her proposal is that if a person finds someone’s … please continue reading

The First Amendment and Animal Shelters

The First amendment and animal shelters

The First Amendment to the United States Constitution as enacted by the federal statute 1983 (42 USC 1983) grants irrevocable rights of freedom of speech to both shelter volunteers working at animal shelters and the public visiting them. Volunteers at … please continue reading

Love Your Cat or Dog? President Trump Doesn’t

Under the Trump administration a massive amount of animal welfare information has been removed from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) website. The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service removed Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act violation … please continue reading

Florida wants to create spectacular legislation on how to run animal shelters

Shelter cats

Florida’s Bill HB 515, if it becomes law, will be the most spectacular legislation concerning animal shelters ever created. It is a brilliant piece of legislation which creates rules on how shelters must be run. It covers everything and at … please continue reading