USDA/APHIS recently published definitions of terminology that will be used to better categorize information that appears in USDA inspection reports.
Tomorrow, September 27, 2016, the Palm Beach Board of County Commissioners will vote on proposed amendments to the county’s animal control ordinance. The provisions of the ordinance will be applicable to all incorporated and unincorporated areas of Palm Beach County, unless a municipal exemption applies.
The AKC is concerned with many aspects of the bill, and urges all concerned dog owners in New Jersey, especially purebred dog fanciers and enthusiasts, to request that the members of the committee amend the bill as recommended below to ensure that responsible dog owners and handlers are not unreasonably and unnecessarily impacted.
On September 27, 2016, the Palm Beach Board of County Commissioners will conduct a public hearing and final vote on proposed amendments to the animal control ordinance. Although the proposed ordinance includes some positive provisions, certain definitions and amendments are unclear as to their meaning and interpretation, and therefore could have a negative impact on responsible hobby breeders and pet owners.
The Santa Fe County Commission will hold a second public hearing on a proposal that would impact county dog owners and fanciers. It is imperative that they continue to hear from responsible dog owners, breeders, and fanciers that reside or participate in events in Santa Fe County.
The Michigan House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to consider Senate Bill 566 on Tuesday, September 13, which would allow private citizens to remove an animal or minor from a vehicle if they believe that the animal’s health or safety is in danger.
The Santa Fe County Commission is holding the first of two public hearings on Tuesday, September 13, on a proposal that would impact all dog owners residing or participating in events in the county. Those who reside or participate in events in the county are strongly encouraged to contact the committee, and if possible, attend the September 13 hearing.
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