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Best and worst states for animal protection laws in 2012

On December 19, 2012, in Kentucky, Gary L. Foster, Jr. was indicted for second-degree animal cruelty after he allegedly broke a kitten’s front legs with a golf club.Two days before Foster was indicted, the Animal Legal Defense Fund released its annual U.S. Protection Laws Rankings, a report that ranks all states in the U.S. in […]

by DogTime Staff
January 3rd, 2013

Animal-abuse registry proposed for New York City

According to the Los Angeles Times, New York City is considering legislation to start a registry for animal abusers. City Council Member Peter F. Vallone, Jr. introduced the bill on September 12.Similar to a sex offender registry, convicted animal abusers would have their name, photograph, and home address posted on an online registry that could […]

by DogTime Staff
September 18th, 2012

Best and worst states for animal protection laws in 2011

Yesterday, reported on Lucky, an abused cat in Kentucky. The Animal Legal Defense Fund ranked the Bluegrass State 50th — last — in terms of animal protection laws in a 2011 report.The 2011 U.S. Animal Protection Laws Rankings examined the animal protection laws in all 50 states, and based their findings on a host […]

by DogTime Staff
August 22nd, 2012
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