A new bill was introduced in the New York State legislature (SB473) which would require all dogs and their owners to successfully complete basic obedience training. If not,
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Concerns about the oversight of animal trainers and groomers started with well-publicized cases of animal cruelty resulting from the improper care of pets by certain trainers or groomers.
Senate, No. 2625, a bill introduced into the New Jersey Senate on December 8, 2014 by Senator Stephen M. Sweeney, is a good attempt at tracking the movement of dogs…
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The New Jersey Animal Cruelty Statute (the “Statute”) has once again been amended. The amendments, designated as “Patrick’s Law,” were introduced largely in response to the gross mistreatment of Patrick,…
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There are additional technical difficulties with the interpretation and implementation of A-3303, that should be addressed to prevent further confusion.
The bill requires the Commissioner of Health: to establish a…
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“Moose’s Law” has been amended but still includes a number of provisions of concern.
The bill, as amended provides:
Except as may be otherwise provided by subsection d.
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