Kentucky legislature introduces bill expanding penalties for dog fighting
Rated the worst for animal protection laws by the Animal Legal Defense Fund in 2014, Kentucky seeks to improve its ranking with HB 154 which expands penalties for dog fighting.
Best and worst states for animal protection laws in 2013
Once again, the Bluegrass State ranks as the worst state in America for animal-protection legislation, while the Land of Lincoln retains its status as the best for 2013.
DogTime’s top 10 dog news stories of 2013
Remember the dog transported behind the SUV? 2013 had no shortage of important events involving man’s best friend — check-out the year's top 10 news stories.
Kentucky shelter needs help after facility and animals are lost in fire
A fire completely destroyed the Knox-Whitley Animal Shelter in Rockholds, Ky.; some of the dogs were saved, but most of the cats perished — here’s how you can help.
Volunteer camps out in kennel to find shelter dog a home
Kentucky animal advocate Paula Sparrow lived in a kennel for 48 hours straight with an American Pit Bull Terrier named Boss Man to help find the dog a forever home.
Artist sheds light on pet overpopulation with 5,500 paintings of doomed shelter dogs
Artist Mark Barone has been working on the project for almost two years and has completed 3,500 paintings; one portrait will feature Lennox, the dog euthanized in Belfast.
Beloved Kentucky hiking dog passes away
“My name is Tillie. I am not a stray. I live next door. Let’s go for a hike.” The short message on 13-year-old Border Collie mix Tillie’s tag is a quick snippet of what became Tillie the Indian Fort hiking dog’s legacy. Tillie loved the outdoors, and Tillie relished making new friends on the winding […]