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Appeals Court remands Toledo dog case

Source: The Blade 

(October 21, 2016) The 6th District Court of Appeals has taken a stand by placing a higher value on companion animals...Read more»

 

The Dog Factory: Inside the Sickening World of Puppy Mills

Source: Rolling Stone 

(January 3, 2017) An investigation into the underworld of America's overcrowded dog farms, the secret shame of the pet industry...Read more»

 

USDA removed animal welfare reports from its site. A showhorse lawsuit may be why.

Source: Washington Post

(February 9, 2017) Three summers ago, Lee and Mike McGartland entered a horse named The Royal Dollar in the 74th annual Red Carpet Show of the South. A veterinary medical officer from the U.S. Department of Agriculture was there, too....Read more»

 

MSU College of Veterinary Medicine researchers complete canine shelter population survey.

Source: Mississippi State University

(February 17, 2017) A recently completed study by two researchers in Mississippi State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine brings American animal shelter canine populations into sharper focus.....Read more»

 

What Many Americans Don't Understand About Designer Dogs

Source: Washington Post 

(September 8, 2016) Dogs are born with ears and tails.  They should get to keep them... Read more»

 

What Does It Mean When A Goat Gazes Into Your Eyes?

Source: NPR

(July 8, 2016) When a goat gazes into your eyes, it may be issuing a silent plea for help. That's the suggestion from a new study of goats co-authored by Christian Nawroth, who researches animal cognition at Queen Mary University of London, published in Biology Letters... Read more»

 

State Supreme Court Finds Dogs Are “Sentient Beings,” Not Mere Property, In Landmark Ruling

Source: BarkPost

(June 29, 2016) Last week, the Oregon Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling finding that an emaciated dog named Juno is more than just a thing, under the law. The court found instead that, in a significant way, Juno is akin to a human child... Read more»

 
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