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February 24, 2017

Removal of Animal Welfare Data from U.S. Department of Agriculture Website Hinders the Enforcement o

In early February 2017, the United States Department of Agriculture removed records about animal welfare from its website. Previously, anyone could visit the USDA Animal and […]
February 24, 2017

Palm Beach Cannot Regulate Shark Fishing Via Ordinance

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has informed the Palm Beach Town Council that a recommended ordinance, banning shark fishing “within 300 feet north and […]
January 27, 2017

The Greatest [Defunct] Show on Earth

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced that its show would close forever in May this year. Citing declining attendance, operating costs, changing public […]
January 27, 2017

Third District Reverses and Remands for a Jury Trial in Dog Bite Case

Over one weekend in the Fall of 2011, a Miami business was burglarized. The business had been protected by two guard dogs from Broward K-9/Miami K-9 […]
January 27, 2017

Push for Animal Hoarding to Become a Criminal Offense

State Senator Greg Steube seeks to make animal hoarding a criminal offense. Sen. Steube is not alone in his beliefs. Jennifer Galloway, the executive director of […]
January 27, 2017

PETA Seeks Investigation into Florida Aquarium

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Foundation filed a complaint with the Director of the Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center and the State Attorney […]
December 22, 2016

Pet Owners use Cannabis to Relieve Animal Ailments

Pet owners are turning to cannabis-based products to to help their animals with ailments including anxiety, cancer, seizures, and arthritis. In 2013, Auntie Dolores, an Oakland […]
November 29, 2016

New Jersey May Become First State to Ban Declawing Cats

A bill that would ban declawing cats is making progress in the New Jersey legislature. If the bill becomes law, New Jersey will become the first […]
November 28, 2016

Dog who helped changed Florida law on the role of therapy animals in court proceedings is retiring

When she first arrived in Florida shortly after Hurricane Katrina in 2005 as a young Golden Retriever, no one could have predicted that this special dog […]
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