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Boston: Animal Protection Q&A from the MSPCA

Boston: Animal Protection Q&A from the MSPCA

The Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (MSPCA) has put together these answers to common questions regarding..

November 20, 2012 with 0 Comments

Outlawed Pets

Tatiana Garrett grew up with Borzoi, a rescued Standard Poodle, cats, hamsters, parrots, rabbits, guinea pigs, and an iguana… just to..

June 18, 2012 with 0 Comments

Here’s How You Can Help Support the Proposed Changes to the Animal Welfare Act

“If man is not to stifle his human feelings, he must practice kindness towards animals, for he who is cruel to animals becomes hard..

May 22, 2012 with 1 Comment
Battle of the Pet Parents – How Divorce Affects Your Pet

Battle of the Pet Parents – How Divorce Affects Your Pet

The tension starts with something simple. Maybe a dirty dish in the sink or a wet towel left on the floor. Then money issues start to creep..

January 27, 2012 with 2 Comments

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at a “Puppy-Pipeline”

This video traces the “doggies in the window” found at local pet stores back to the commercial breeder where they came from— what the..

August 30, 2010 with 0 Comments

Pet Trust Checklist: Issues to consider when creating a pet trust and providing instructions for the care of your furry friends

By Lindsey Markus Do you live in a state that recognizes pet trusts? Forty states and the District of Columbia recognize pet trusts or..

August 1, 2009 with 0 Comments

Pet Trusts, Pet Law, Dog Bites, and Power of Attorney for Pets

Pet Trusts: Long-term planning for your animal companion By Christina Cottini Many pet guardians consider their furry friends to be part of..

August 1, 2009 with 0 Comments

Main line animal rescue brings down puppy mills by putting up billboards

When motorists on the Pennsylvania Turnpike saw Main Line Animal Rescue’s first anti–puppy mill billboard, they likely thought the..

March 4, 2009 with 0 Comments

Animal Kingdom Gains New Crop of Legal Advocates

Legal programs across U.S. offering courses in animal rights advocacy By Heather Malec Doctor Doolittle might need to make room at the..

September 14, 2005 with 0 Comments

Working Against Cruelty

The slow, but promising, crackdown on animal abuse in America By Susan Palmquist While most pets are loved and respected by the people who..

March 14, 2005 with 0 Comments
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