USDA Restores Important Check and Balance on Retail Pet Sales to Ensure Health, Humane Treatment (Forwarded by Jim, Thanks Jim!)

http://www.aphis.usda.gov/newsroom/2013/09/retail_pet_final_rule.shtml

 

Covert satellite cams may catch animal poachers in the crosshairs

http://www.nbcnews.com/science/covert-satellite-cams-may-catch-animal-poachers-crosshairs-8C11114274

 

Service dogs changing lives of children, inmates

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/09/09/service-dogs-changing-lives-of-children-inmates/2787669/

 

Pet Shop Bans In San Diego, LA, Albuquerque And Elsewhere Underscore Escalating War On Puppy Mills And Commercial Dog Breeders

http://www.ibtimes.com/pet-shop-bans-san-diego-la-albuquerque-elsewhere-underscore-escalating-war-puppy-mills-commercial

 

Steve King's Farm Bill amendment hurts animals - and California farmers

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/economy-a-budget/320449-steve-kings-farm-bill-amendment-hurts-animals-and-california-farmers#ixzz2e7b2UqS0

 

Ban on intentional horse tripping marks historic moment for Nevada

http://www.examiner.com/article/ban-on-intentional-horse-tripping-marks-historic-moment-for-nevada

 

Law Seeks to Encourage Horse Breeding

http://exa.gmnews.com/news/2013-09-12/Front_Page/Law_seeks_to_encourage_horse_breeding.html