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ACTION ALERT: Don't Stereotype Dogs: Stop Breed Specific Legislation! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: pit bulls, breed specific legalisation, laws, dog welfare, maglined )

- 2318 days ago -
BSL, or breed specific legislation, is laws that are meant to help stop dog bites and attacks by banning or placing restrictions on certain breeds that are perceived to be "dangerous" to the public, mainly Pit Bulls and Rottweilers.
ACTION ALERT: Obama: Take Dog Fighting Seriously! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: dog fighting, brutual sadistic evil cruelty, horrific cruelty, legalisaton banning, dog welfare, felony )

- 2322 days ago -
Our youth are learning that animal abuse for profit is ok! Although dog fighting is a felony in all 50 United States, there are still some states that don't take it seriously. As with any other illegal underground activity, it's impossible to determine
Dangerous Dog Ordinances Can Be Vicious and Dangerous--Like People
Animals  (tags: dangerous people, dangerous do ordinances, unfairness, BSL, dog welfare, teaching )

- 2755 days ago -
Jessie, a yellow lab-looking dog, lives in County Three. She is the beloved companion of a family of four, and for her five years of life she has never done anything wrong. Last month she bit another dog, and that dog required stitches.
ACTION ALERT: Iowa Greyhounds Need Your Help!!
Animals  (tags: greyhounds, ending dog racing, iowa legislative committe, dog welfare )

- 2793 days ago -
Great news! Last week, a bill to end dog racing in Iowa (House File 2493) won a major victory when it was approved by a key legislative committee.Your help is still needed to ensure this humane proposal moves forward. If you haven't done so already,
ACTION ALERT: Stop the Dog Meat Trade!
Animals  (tags: dog meating trade, horrendous cruelty, suffering, barbaric, animal advocates, legalisation, dog welfare )

- 2883 days ago -
Historically, ritual dog meat eating accounted for a relatively small number of animals. However, over the past 25 years, dog meat eating has rapidly proliferated for commercial rather than cultural reasons. Today, a multitude of restaurants exist
Love Dogs? Then Ask Your PA Reps to Oppose H 671.- Please Sign PETITION
Animals  (tags: oppose H671, BSL, dog breeds, dangerous dogs, dog welfare, classifying any dog dangerous )

- 3145 days ago -
Pennsylvania Representative John T. Galloway (D-140) has proposed H671; an Act which will amend the current dog law and allow individual local governments to classify ANY breed of dog as dangerous. This amendment will put ALL breeds at risk. Most commonlY
PLZ TAKE ACTION; Save Iditarod Dogs From Brutality: CONTACT Sponsors and Supporters
Animals  (tags: sled dogs, kinship circle, dogs abused, weather, sponsors supporters, dog welfare, dog advocates, brutal cruetly )

- 3187 days ago -
By contacting the sponsors and supporters and asking them to withdraw their support, eventually we will end this barbaric form of "entertainment." The Iditarod is a dog sled race held every March in Alaska. In this race, mushers (dog sled drivers) for
Have a Heart for Chained Dogs
Animals  (tags: chained dog, valetines day, schoolchildren, abused dogs, dog welfare, advocates )

- 3565 days ago -
As Valentine's Day approaches, non-profit Dogs Deserve Better is asking for help from dog lovers and others in an unusual direct mail outreach which pairs Valentines created by schoolchildren with America's chained dogs. Dogs Deserve Better, a
Dog Owner Sues China's Web Censors After Banned Posting
Animals  (tags: dog advocate, dog welfare, bejing dog rules, canine height, government )

- 3584 days ago -
Man Sues After Government Removes Posting Critical of Canine Height Restriction. Outraged that his Internet posting about dogs had been banned, Chen Yuhua wrote to the mayor of Beijing. No answer. He wrote to the city council. Still no answer. When all
Companions or Killers?
Animals  (tags: pit bull dogs, protection, maligned, bad owners, dog welfare )

- 3683 days ago -
Duke is in the driveway again. The hulking gray pit bull barks, gnashes its teeth and charges -- as far as the chain around its neck will allow. Abandoned in a backyard on Detroit's west side, Duke frequently crawls through a hole in a fence into
Bring Dog Volunteers Back
Animals  (tags: dog shelters, dog welfare, dog volunteers, homeless dogs )

- 3726 days ago -
Last month, the Alameda Animal Shelter made the controversial decision to indefinitely suspend their dog volunteer program. The result is that dogs are now confined to their kennels 24 hours a day and are not being walked, socialized, or bathed. Ultimate
Dogs Suffering From Post-Katrina Ills
Animals  (tags: Katrina, dogs, illness, infections, dog welfare, animals )

- 3754 days ago -
It is a fact we already knew: Hurricane Katrina made life harder for people, plants and animals. It is the last group, however, that has been presenting an unusual group of mysterious, and miserable, illnesses to veterinarians on the Coast. Another
How We Care for Our Dogs Says a Lot About How We Care for Others
Animals  (tags: dogs, animal welfare, dog welfare )

- 3777 days ago -
IAM the proud owner of two Siberian Huskies. These beautiful wolf-like dogs came to me as puppies from a litter bred from a neighbour's dogs, Shadow and Eire. A few days after the heartbreaking mauling of seven-year-old Jordan Denn by two Rottweilers as

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