Archive for February 26th, 2011

Video: Cat loves his teddy

Just couldn’t resist this one when I saw it. It’s good to mix in some really positive tidbits – with the overload of bad news we sometimes see.

Bills on dog breeding and animal fighting in West Virginia legislature

The West Virginia legislature is debating bills that would make animal fighting a felony and better regulate puppy mills.

WVHS TV news reports a bill to impose regular inspections for breeding operations with 11 or more unsterilized dogs passed in the House Judiciary Committee on February 22. The bill would also limit breeders to 50 dogs older than a year old.

In the West Virginia Senate, a bill passed recently which makes betting on animal fighting a felony (with up to one year in prison and fines from $1,000 to $5,000.

SPCA in Ohio calls for end to gassing at shelter after 37 dogs lose their lives in homemade chamber

The Ohio SPCA and a local Humane Society are asking why other means were not explored in a case where a local shelter used a homemade gas chamber to kill 37 dogs, confiscated from a property on February 10.

The excuse given in a WKRC story is the dogs were underweight and had mange. For one thing, both conditions can be treated. But even if their conditions were so bad that it warranted euthanasia, injection is the only humane method that should be used.

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Video: Forever Franky’s amazing transformation

If this video doesn’t warm your heart, nothing will …

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