As more and more couples are disputing pet custody issues when divorcing or separating, there is increasing concern in the legal community about how to fairly adjudicate these disputes, withoutContinue Reading Escalating concerns about pet custody in divorce/separation
Time to comment on USDA, APHIS proposed rule requiring Contingency Plans for licensees and registrants ends August 24, 2021.
Entities responsible for animals covered by the AWA will be required to establish and implement contingency planning for emergency response by USDA, APHIS once a proposed rule is finally adopted…
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Telemedicine for Veterinary Practices during COVID-19
As the spread of COVID-19 continues to increase rapidly across the globe, there are still many uncertainties between the relationship of animals and the virus. The Centers for Disease Control…
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USDA, APHIS, Wildlife Services Offers Mammal Damage Management Assistance
As part of its activities Wildlife Services (WS) provides assistance to private and public entities, including tribes and other governmental agencies, when requested to develop programs in cooperation with “land…
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Livestock in Critical Need of Hay: Hurricane Harvey Relief
As reported by Texas Department of Agriculture the following needs for livestock have been identified:
Donation of Hay and Feed:
The Department is currently working with Texas A&M AgriLife
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The Wrath of Irma
As those of us fortunate enough to be outside of the reach of Irma watch with concern about the impact this storm is wreaking on Florida and its human and…
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An important reminder from Hurricane Harvey about animals in disasters
As we have seen in footage covering the events following Hurricane Harvey and the unprecedented rain and flooding related thereto, it is extremely important for governments, animal-related business owners and…
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What Did Avian Flu Mean to You?
This week is the most important to the turkey producers of America, when many will enjoy a Thanksgiving meal with family and friends dining on turkey and all the accoutrements…
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New Jersey Pet Trust Bill
A recent review by Jeffrey W. Pompeo of New Jersey’s pet trust law was published in the New Jersey Law Journal, describing some of the deficiencies of the existing law. …
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On a wing and a prayer
For animal health officials across the country, one of the most dreaded events, Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) has arrived full force, spreading like wild fire throughout the country, infecting…
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