Las Vegas Bans Sale of Puppies From Puppy Mills

The city council of Las Vegas has stepped up in their fight against puppy mills. In January, the council banned the sale of puppies from puppy mills, including organizations that intentionally breed pets for profit. The ban extends to kittens and piglets as well. The pet stores in Las Vegas have two years to comply […]

Separating? 5 Tips for Custody of Your Pet

Pet custody battles are very common now when couples find themselves separating. Aside from marital and separate property, custody and support orders, pet custody is another major area that is very emotional and important. While many of us see pets as a part of the family and more than “property” the law has not adjusted […]

Puppy Doe Bill Makes Punishment Harsher For Animal Abusers

Towards the end of August 2014, the Governor of Massachusetts, Gov. Deval Patrick, signed a bill that increases the penalties for offenders convicted of animal cruelty. The bill is scheduled to take effect before the end of the year. Under the new law, which is being known as the Puppy Doe Bill, maximum sentences for […]

New San Diego Law Bans Selling Pets In Pet Stores

According to an article published by Scoop San Diego, the ordinance to ban the sale of pets in pet stores has finally passed. This makes San Diego the 33rd city in the nation and 13th city in California to have this law. You might be asking why this is important or what exactly this means. […]