A California Vet Has His License Revoked, Along With His Premises License To Operate. The Practice Is Still Open, And He’s Still Working There. What Can You Or The Vet Board Do?
Asked about the enforcement process and how the Board implements its orders, Cave explained, “Because California is a huge state, the [VMB] can’t be everywhere at all times.” Cave added that if a person is aware of a veterinarian who is operating on a revoked license, that person should file a complaint as a way of alerting the [Vet Board] to the possible violation. “And, then, what the Board has at their disposal is either to send out an inspector or, at the Department of Consumer Affairs, we have our own law enforcement unit. They’re called the Division of Investigation (DOI). They’re actually peace officers, but they’re under DCA.” Cave says these officers are able to set up undercover sting operations depending on the severity. “If the board is tipped off, then they definitely move on those quickly.”
Wisconsin Vet Says Officials Forced Shut Down After Employee Tested Positive For Covid. Health Department Tells A Different Story.
In America’s heartland, a new and unlikely participant has joined the debates that have defined so much of the COVID-19 pandemic: Wisconsin veterinarian and practice owner Kristie Ponce of Wisconsin Rapids, where the local economy is being ravaged by the pandemic. Dr. Ponce and her practice started attracting media attention earlier in July when, according to Ponce, she and her staff were ordered by local health department authorities to quarantine at home after one employee tested positive for COVID-19.
Where Nationwide, ASPCA, and Trupanion succeed–and fail.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced he will veto an ordinance passed last week by the city council that would have repealed a 30-year-old ban on pit bulls….This page is available to subscribers only. Click here to log in or sign up for a free trial.
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. This page is available to subscribers only. Click here to log in or sign up for a free trial.
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 […]