Hey bylaw in Montréal that would require dogs to understand commands in both English and French.Read more »
New regulations from Department of Agriculture require that Americans that own four or more “breedable” female pets that are at least four months old must obtain a federal license and be subject to federal inspections, regardless of whether or not the owner is planning on breeding any of their pets. Animal rescue shelters fear that they may also suffer, as penalties could amount to $10,000 per day per animal.Read more »
MD has designated pit bulls to be inherently dangerous. Shelters now have trouble adopting them out. People with pit bulls can't get homeowners insurance - non matter how gentle or well-trained their dogs are. In Belfast, the city seized a pit bull (http://www.savelennox.co.uk/) and won't return it.Read more »
Are you a pet owner? If so, you might want to read this story. If you don't pick up the dog poop, someone else might so that it can be DNA tested.Read more »
Ballinger surrendered Caleb, a Barbados green monkey, to the Primate Rescue Center in Nicholasville at the behest of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. Ballinger's family had raised Caleb for the past six months, but was recently informed that it was against the law to keep him.Read more »
Sell a guinea pig, go to jail.... That's the law under consideration by San Francisco's Commission of Animal Control and Welfare. If the commission approves the ordinance, San Francisco could soon have what is believed to be the country's first ban on the sale of all pets except fish.Read more »
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