As reported in the Washington Post on June 19, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has launched a “multistate investigation after imported rescue dog tests positive for
Continue Reading The continued threat of canine rabies imported into the U.S. through unregulated rescue channels

NJ Senate bill S1034 and sister bill A4399 would establish a “special, nonlapsing fund to be known as the ‘Compassion for Community Cats Fund” that would be funded in part
Continue Reading Proposed NJ Bill That Would Provide for “Community Cats” Does Not Adequately Address Harm to Wildlife and Disease Concerns From Feral Cat Populations

Despite activists’ rhetoric that animal models are not necessary for the advancement of biomedical research and development,  the criticality of the continued use of animal models in biomedical research is
Continue Reading Animal Models Remain Vital for COVID-19 Research

FDA has recently announced it is relaxing its enforcement of telemedicine for veterinarians under two federal provisions:  (1) when prescribing extralabel drug use; and (2) when prescribing medicate feed pursuant
Continue Reading COVID 19 Update Telemedicine: Enhanced Tools Available for Veterinarians

An interesting study about ordinances governing backyard poultry ownership in Colorado was recently published, titled “A Method for Guarding Animal Welfare and Public Health: Tracking the Rise of Backyard
Continue Reading Increasingly popular backyard chickens should be permitted but regulated to protect human and animal health.

Rescue Road Trips, inc. (the Rescue), as previously described, transports dogs from the south to the northeastern states for sale/adoption.  The Rescue states that

No exchange of payment may


Continue Reading How animal rescue organizations perpetuate irresponsible dog breeding (and related issues) Part 2.