Animal Cruelty Statute

Today, lawmakers in Trenton, New Jersey did not have the opportunity to reject an attempted override to Governor Christie’s condition veto of Senator Lesniak’s so-called “puppy mill bill,” one of
Continue Reading Requiring professional law enforcement oversight of animal cruelty investigations will actually help animals-banning humanely raised, healthy puppies will not.

New Jersey Assemblyman Troy Singleton, sponsor of “Moose’s Law,” an animal abuse registry law which I have discussed several times, has proposed another animal cruelty-related bill.  This time, in Assembly
Continue Reading Proposed expansion of animal cruelty offenses in New Jersey to include “endangerment of a domestic companion animal.”

In New Jersey  another bill (A3645) was introduced that would amend the state animal cruelty laws and the pet protection act.

This bill would have dramatic effects on 
Continue Reading New Jersey Proposed Bill Changes Scope of Animal Cruelty Statute Affecting Shelters, Rescues, Kennels, Breeders and Pet Shops