April 11-17 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week

National Dog Bite Prevention Week is an annual pet awareness event created to educate people about dog bites and how to prevent them. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, there are 85 million dogs in the United States, with at least one in 38% of households.  4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each … Continue reading April 11-17 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week

New Jersey Senate Passes Courtroom Animal Advocate Bill

  You may have heard the term court appointed special advocate (CASA) used to describe child welfare volunteers who represent the interests of abused and neglected children. The New Jersey State Senate passed a bill that will do the same for abused and neglected animals. The Courtroom Animal Advocate Program (CAAP) bill--S.2868/A.4533—will allow law students … Continue reading New Jersey Senate Passes Courtroom Animal Advocate Bill

Los Angeles Approves Citywide Cat Program to Spay/Neuter Homeless Cats

Los Angeles recently approved a largescale trap-neuter-return (TNR) project called the Citywide Cat Program to reduce the number of homeless cats and kittens in the city. An estimated 20,000 stray cats will be spayed or neutered each year under the program.  Experts say that over the course of 30 years, this will prevent the birth … Continue reading Los Angeles Approves Citywide Cat Program to Spay/Neuter Homeless Cats