animals and the law

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BREAKING NEWS: Horse Carriage Ban Introduced in NYC!

Yesterday, Intro 0573-2014 was introduced in City Council, which will ban horse-drawn carriages! The relevant section of the bill reads as follows: § 5. Section 17-327 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subdivision f to read as follows: f. Carriage rides prohibited.  As of June … Continue reading

Monday News Grab Bag!

Today’s news brought to you by a rabbit… Why? Scroll to find out! Dogs A PAINFUL REALITY: Nebraska among top states with dog breeders who neglect their animals. “Regulation alone cannot put an end to puppy mills. They will end for good only when consumers stop buying their puppies and insist on dealing only with … Continue reading

Animals and the Law: Spotlight on Protection Orders

Note: Help for Abused and Battered Women, via If you need immediate assistance, call 911 or your local emergency service. For domestic violence helplines and shelters, click here. If you’re a man in an abusive relationship, read Help for Abused Men. In this post, I will be discussing orders of protection for companion animals … Continue reading