Pa. Animal Protection Caucus highlights legislative priorities
Members of the caucus have introduced legislation in both chambers aimed at furthering animal protection measures, including HB 508, which would ban cat declawing for nonmedical reasons, and a package of Senate bills known as Beagle Freedom Bills, which would increase oversight of kennels, breeders, and testing facilities.
Animals should be treated with care, not cruelty | Opinion
The NIH should follow VA example and end cruel experiments on dogs.
Despite warnings from activists, New Jersey’s bear hunt likely is returning
'They have a right to live, and we do not have a right to take that life,' bear defender Brian Craine said.
What a Supreme Court fight over California’s animal welfare law means to the rest of us | Analysis
Pork producers are challenging rules requiring more humane practices for some meat and eggs sold in the Golden State.
How Pa. courts are handling cases of animal abuse | The Numbers Racket
Now, new data from PA Courts InfoShare, a monthly product of the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC), allows us to see the number of cases, statewide, by county and other information about animal abuse in Pennsylvania.
Penn National, Pa.’s congressional delegation need to get behind this horseracing industry reform | Opinion
The horseracing industry leader must lend its muscle and voice to this important effort. And it must encourage Pa. lawmakers in Washington to do the same.
Making animals perform in public is inhumane and outdated. It’s time to fold up the circus tents for good | Opinion
This is not just an animal-cruelty issue, it's also a public safety issue.