San Francisco Dog Friendly Landlords May Get The Cookie

A new tax break may aid in the battle to reduce the number of unwanted dogs in San Francisco if it becomes law. The idea, currently in the hands of the city animal welfare commission, would offer a reduction in tax of either 5 percent of the monthly rent or $200 per...

Dogs and Pets Get Protection Under New Maine Law

Maine is leading the United States in progressive animal welfare legislation with a new law that allows judges to include pets in domestic abuse protection orders. Citing the link between partner or spousal abuse and the mistreatment of dogs and other loved pets,...

Animal Control Agency Accused of Cruel Euthanasia

The Lincoln Courier (Illinois) is reporting that the Logan County Animal Control agency is accused of inhumane euthanasia procedures and other irregularities. According to the paper, at least one speaker at a recent public meeting claimed that Animal Control...