New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NJSPCA)

Senator Lesniak introduced S3558 to address deficiencies in the enforcement of New Jersey’s animal cruelty laws by state and county societies for the prevention of cruelty to animals.  Several state
Continue Reading Senator Lesniak’s bill that would transfer law enforcement authority from NJSPCA’s to professional law enforcement officers and agencies receives broad support.

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.”