Care & Safety

PetMD Editorial
Jan 02,2019

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This week, the Illinois Senate approved a bill that aims to protect pets against dangerous dogs by restricting the activities of dogs who are classified as dangerous as outlined in the bill.

In Senate Bill 2386, also known as the Justice for…

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PetMD Editorial
Jan 02,2019

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Every year, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) releases a study that examines the instances of roadkill that happen along the highways. The aim of these reports is to help identify areas that have increased instances so they can…

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PetMD Editorial
Dec 19,2018

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The Pet and Women Safety (PAWS) Act, a bill that helps provide shelter and housing assistance for the companion animals of domestic violence victims, is expected to be signed into law on Thursday, according to FOX 13.

The bill also includes pets in…

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PetMD Editorial
Dec 17,2018

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On December 14, Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey signed “Nosey’s Law,” making it official that wild circus animals are no longer legally allowed to perform in New Jersey.

According to CNN, Brian R. Hackett, the New Jersey State Director for the…

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PetMD Editorial
Dec 14,2018

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The Michigan Senate passed two bills Thursday evening regarding pet stores. HB 5917 bans municipalities from passing local ordinances that regulate pet shops in their communities, and HB 5916 allows pet shops to sell dogs only if they are obtained from a…

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PetMD Editorial
Dec 12,2018

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Delta Air Lines plans to update its service and support animal policy so that emotional support animals will no longer be allowed on flights longer than eight hours, and service and support animals under 4 months old won’t be allowed on any Delta flight.

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PetMD Editorial
Dec 11,2018

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The recent wildfires in California have wreaked havoc on the state and displaced thousands of animals. While dogs, cats and other small animals can be easily transported, large animals like horses are a little trickier…

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