Like most states, Missouri is home to a host of towns and cities that have breed-specific legislation that affects owners of Pit Bulls and similar dogs. But one state representative, Ron Hicks, aims to change that. He has introduced. . .
A New York City woman who sued the Transit Department over what she calls years of harassment over taking her service dog on subways and busses, has been awarded a $150,000 settlement by a judge. Estelle Stamm suffers from PTSD and depression, and the presence of her Anatolian Shepherd, Wargas, helps her function in the. . .
A long story on omaha.com today takes a look at Omaha’s “dangerous” dogs five years after strict laws were passed, following a 2008 attack on a woman and her daughter by a neighbor’s Pit Bull. The tough ordinance put in place: . . .
A report in the New York Times describes a brewing battle in San Francisco over where dogs are allowed off-leash in the Golden Gate National Recreational Area: . . .
In a move that is sure to be applauded by dog lovers everywhere, the U.S Department of Agriculture has closed a legal loophole that allowed puppy mills to continue to operate without oversight by selling dogs over the Internet. Whereas the Animal Welfare Act imposed regulations on those breeders who sell to. . .
Back in May, we posted about how attitudes toward dogmeat have been changing in Vietnam. This is important because much of the trade in dogmeat is illegal, involving dogs stolen from other. . .
We posted yesterday about the saga of a poor Doberman Pinscher puppy, named Duchess, who was discovered in the backyard of a South Florida home on Tuesday. When we left off, the dog had been taken for veterinary care by Broward County Animal Control but then, astonishingly, . . .