Dog Laws

Joint Custody Of The Family Pet?

When a couple gets divorced, it isn’t unusual for the parents to get joint custody of the children, including visitation rights; the same applies to pet dogs and cats.

by DogTime
August 30th, 2017

More states crack down on selling puppies

A bill that puts tighter restrictions on puppy mills and the sale of such animals at retail stores is heading to the desk of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.

by Michele C. Hollow
January 8th, 2015

Deceased pet parent’s initial wishes are honored

It happened again: A pet’s owner passed away and a provision in the human’s will specified that the animal be euthanized. Such was the fate of a German Shepherd.

by Michele C. Hollow
December 26th, 2014

12 strange animal laws

Sad but true: States have dumb laws (created by dumb politicians), and this extends to the realm of pet ownership; here are a dozen about our four-legged friends.

by Kim Campbell Thornton
March 25th, 2014
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