Many organizations pair shelter dogs with inmates, often for the purpose of training and socializing the dogs to increase their adoption appeal. What makes New Leash on Life USA unique is its dedication to both the dogs and...more
Employers across the country are recognizing the benefits of pets, especially dogs, in the workplace and implementing policies that allow employees to bring their pet companions to work.
Originally published in The...more
AC35463 - Bethlehem v. Acker -
Trial court properly concluded that the smaller breeds of a large group of approximately 80 dogs “rescued” by a self-styled dog rescuer, and kept in frigid temperatures in a an unheated...more
How many times have you gone to the beach, only to spot someone's dog frolicking in the surf without a leash?
Many people would cast a benevolent eye on such a scene, but in truth, these dog owners are violating Los...more
Dog bites are far more common – and dangerous -- than many San Fernando Valley residents realize. On average, insurers nationwide pay out over $1 billion in claims related to animal bites each year and one-third of the money...more
People love their dogs! But----not all dogs are created equal--at least in the eyes of Homeowners Insurance Companies. Your liability for dog bites and attacks are covered under the liability portion of your Homeowners or...more
Governor O’Malley has signed into law Senate Bill (SB) 247 which many pit bull owners, and the Humane Society, have hailed for doing away with the Maryland Court of Appeals’ decision in Tracey v. Solesky, 427 Md. 627 (2012). ...more
As we inch our way into summer in Southern California, Barry P. Goldberg warns that the warm weather brings in "dog bite" season as well. More kids running in the sprinklers, dogs on walks on and off leash, barbeques, swim...more
After several failed attempts in prior legislative sessions to take action against the Court of Appeals holding in the 2012 “pit bull” case of Tracey v. Solesky the legislature finally succeeded in passing a new dog bite...more
Landlords in Iowa and elsewhere have been facing, with increasing frequency, difficult questions regarding man’s best friend. While landlords must analyze each request by an existing or prospective tenant regarding the need...more
This past August, a Florida Panhandle man was convicted of manslaughter when his two dogs viciously attacked his seven year old neighbor as the boy was riding his bike. The jury found the dog’s owner responsible for failing...more
A woman and her dog have been seriously injured after being struck by a car in a Newport Coast crosswalk, according to a news report.
You have probably seen the Montrose Dog Beach on Lake Michigan where canines and their human companions can romp in the sand and splash in the water....more
In United States of America v. University of Nebraska at Kearney, et al., the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska granted partial summary judgment against the University of Nebraska at Kearny in a case...more
Dog bite incidents have made the news lately, and it is no surprise. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs every year, and almost one in five of those who are...more
In October 2011, the California Fair Employment and Housing Commission (FEHC) proposed amended regulations governing disability discrimination, reasonable accommodation, and the interactive process under the California Fair...more
Governor Brown signed a bill into law that generally makes it unlawful to permit or allow a dog to pursue a bear or bobcat at any time. The bill, introduced as SB 1221 by State Senator Ted Lieu, is intended to curb the use of...more
Public Speaks Out on Puppy Mills, Fracking
by Aneta Glover | Posted: Wednesday, August 29, 2012 2:28 pm
With a much smaller than expected group assembled, Supervisor Walter Prouty called the Town Board Meeting to order,...more
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