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The International Partnership for Dogs (IPFD) is calling on stakeholder groups – including dog
Continue Reading Press Release: International Partnership for Dogs Calls for Collective Actions for Health and Welfare of Pedigree Dogs

Rabies is a nearly 100% fatal disease when unvaccinated animals and humans are exposed.  As previously discussed the risk of exposure to rabies from dogs imported from other countries, especially
Continue Reading The Perils of Importation of Dogs from Egypt Acknowledged and Temporarily Ceased by US Government.

Oregon HB 2804 was soundly defeated after hearing testimony from dog enthusiasts and veterinarians in a dogged effort by Patti Strand and the National Animal Interest Alliance (NAIA) to educate
Continue Reading A bill that would have prohibited sales of purposely-bred puppies from pet shops was soundly defeated in Oregon.

The unfortunate and misguided bans of sales of professionally and purposely-bred dogs throughout the United States (which as previously described violates the constitutional rights of many and exposes people and
Continue Reading The importance of studying human behavior related to pet adoptions and its unintended impact on animal health and welfare.