Proposed New Jersey Assembly Bill A5715 (the “Rescue Animal Disclosure Act” or the “Bill”) which would provide for the regulation of animal rescue organizations and facilities (“Animal Rescue”) in New
Continue Reading A Proposed New Jersey Assembly Bill Seeks to Regulate Animal Rescue Organizations and Facilities Through Consumer-Friendly Regulation

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

Rocky’s Law, S3551 and its companion A5040, would require the mandatory registration of animal rescue organizations, as opposed to the current laws providing for voluntary registration.  They would also
Continue Reading Rocky’s Law in New Jersey Requires Significant Amendments Before Adoption-Part I

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.

Retail rescue organizations like Rescue Road Trips, inc. (the Rescue) who purport to provide “loving, humane road trips to homeless, unwanted, and unloved dogs from Southern Kill Shelters . .
Continue Reading How animal rescue organizations perpetuate irresponsible dog breeding (and related issues) Part 1.