If there is any state in America where a retail pet-sale ban would be expected to sail through with minimal opposition, it’s Colorado. The state epitomizes what happens when the “adopt, don’t shop” message wins hearts and minds. According to state officials, Colorado pet stores import only about 4,000 pups from other states to fill […]
In July of 2018, Delta Airlines took the unprecedented and bold step of announcing in a press release that it was “no longer accepting pit bull type dogs as service or support animals.” Delta’s pit bull ban generated what seemed to be an instinctively negative reaction from the public, including animal rights activists. But last month, the U.S. […]
Colorado Bill That Would Have Banned Sale Of Puppies From Pet Stores Is Blocked, Same Legislation Advances In New York
Colorado Bill That Would Have Banned Sale Of Puppies In Stores Struck Down New York Bill That Would Ban Sale Of Puppies In Stores Advances Stay tuned for an exclusive, must-read report from Kim Kavin.
“We found tens of thousands of law violations among the two companies [which sold insurance through Healthy Paws],” said Kreidler. “The most egregious violations were overcharging consumers through rate increases and not disclosing the increases to their customers.” more here
Keep checking back for updates, or sign up for news alerts at the bottom of the page. This is an early edition. So much more to come. * Hospitals are organized according to state and states appear in alphabetical order. Note that there are no rankings. *If a state is not listed, the hospitals in […]
Some of the highest salaries plus other compensation paid out to animal nonprofit CEOs, as reported by their organizations’ tax Form 990s: Dr. Cristian Samper, President and CEO, Wildlife Conservation Society — $1,271,198 salary + $365,947 other compensation = $1,637,145 total compensation Form 990 Carter Roberts, President and CEO, World Wildlife Fund — $1,375,777 […]
The American Kennel Club (AKC) is the world’s brand name authority on dogs. It has such credibility that a holding company licenses the AKC name to sell AKC-branded pet insurance, much the same way in which the AARP sells its endorsement to United Healthcare to brand its Medicare insurance. However, a three-month investigation by The Canine Review found that the go-to authority on dogs is designating thousands of breeders as “Breeders of Merit” without any prerequisite onsite inspection, even as the AKC assures the public on its website, that it considers them “the most conscientious and most committed breeders.”