Category Archives: Dog Safety Laws

New Danger For Dogs – Walking Near Mosques

Right now in Canada vicious threats are being circulated against anyone seen walking their dog next to a mosque: “Posted by Ali Shirazi, who identified himself as an Iranian-born resident of Toronto, it was aimed at the dog owners who plan

New Danger For Dogs – Walking Near Mosques

Right now in Canada vicious threats are being circulated against anyone seen walking their dog next to a mosque: “Posted by Ali Shirazi, who identified himself as an Iranian-born resident of Toronto, it was aimed at the dog owners who plan

Warning: Walking Your Dog May Be ‘Culturally Insensitive’

This man was arrested, detained and threatened with criminal charges all for walking his dog through a public park. Why? Because on his way, the dog happened to walk past a group of Muslims: “Cupcake, a trained therapy dog that

Warning: Walking Your Dog May Be ‘Culturally Insensitive’

This man was arrested, detained and threatened with criminal charges all for walking his dog through a public park. Why? Because on his way, the dog happened to walk past a group of Muslims: “Cupcake, a trained therapy dog that

Mandatory Dog Training? Count Me In

Here is a bright idea. How about we include the cost of dog training sessions into dog registration fees! “Dog behavioural expert and Australian Veterinary Association spokeswoman Doctor Kersti Seksel said she supported mandatory training because dogs that were taught

Mandatory Dog Training? Count Me In

Here is a bright idea. How about we include the cost of dog training sessions into dog registration fees! “Dog behavioural expert and Australian Veterinary Association spokeswoman Doctor Kersti Seksel said she supported mandatory training because dogs that were taught

These Veterinarian Have Got It All Wrong

Israel about to amend its’ dog ownership laws and these Veterinarians are protesting. The thing is, I actually thing the law changes are quite sensible: ‘Veterinarians are launching a campaign this week to stop legislation that would more than double

These Veterinarian Have Got It All Wrong

Israel about to amend its’ dog ownership laws and these Veterinarians are protesting. The thing is, I actually thing the law changes are quite sensible: ‘Veterinarians are launching a campaign this week to stop legislation that would more than double

Saving Dog Is Great… Just Stay On The Right Side Of The Law!

A Philadelphia Inquirer has an article about ‘big, burly men’ who claim that they are not a the group is not a ‘…bunch of vigilantes out to harass anyone with a pit bull’ But sound exactly like a bunch of vigilantes. Why

Saving Dog Is Great… Just Stay On The Right Side Of The Law!

A Philadelphia Inquirer has an article about ‘big, burly men’ who claim that they are not a the group is not a ‘…bunch of vigilantes out to harass anyone with a pit bull’ But sound exactly like a bunch of vigilantes. Why

My Four Ways To Reform The Dangerous Dog Act

With the 21st anniversary of Dangerous Dog Act (DDA) protesters are out in force condemning the act. but surely, protesting isn’t enough. If we want to improve the legislation we need to make constructive changes. Here are my four ways the Act can

My Four Ways To Reform The Dangerous Dog Act

With the 21st anniversary of Dangerous Dog Act (DDA) protesters are out in force condemning the act. but surely, protesting isn’t enough. If we want to improve the legislation we need to make constructive changes. Here are my four ways the Act can

Innocent Will Pay For Police Dog-Handling Incompetence

I have long argued that Police officers needs compulsory training in handling aggressive dogs. Ultimately if those skills are lacking, it’s not just the dogs that will pay dearly. Today this kind of incompetence almost claimed one victim: ‘As the

Innocent Will Pay For Police Dog-Handling Incompetence

I have long argued that Police officers needs compulsory training in handling aggressive dogs. Ultimately if those skills are lacking, it’s not just the dogs that will pay dearly. Today this kind of incompetence almost claimed one victim: ‘As the

A Dog Fighting Case That Reads Like A Crime Novel

Some of the animal welfare cases I have been involved in take quite a bit of detective work. Still, this dog fighting case involves a murder, a fugitive and a dog sperm bank. I never had to work with anything

A Dog Fighting Case That Reads Like A Crime Novel

Some of the animal welfare cases I have been involved in take quite a bit of detective work. Still, this dog fighting case involves a murder, a fugitive and a dog sperm bank. I never had to work with anything

How To Educate Our Neighbours About Not Eating Dogs

When you think about backward, uneducated nations South Korea is not on the list. And yet the traditional medicinal diet encourages Koreans to eat dog meat for good health. Now the animal rights groups around the world are trying to

How To Educate Our Neighbours About Not Eating Dogs

When you think about backward, uneducated nations South Korea is not on the list. And yet the traditional medicinal diet encourages Koreans to eat dog meat for good health. Now the animal rights groups around the world are trying to

What A ‘No-Kill’ World Looks Like

‘No country has as many stray dogs as India, and no country suffers as much from them. Free-roaming dogs number in the tens of millions and bite millions of people annually, including vast numbers of children. An estimated 20,000 people die

What A ‘No-Kill’ World Looks Like

‘No country has as many stray dogs as India, and no country suffers as much from them. Free-roaming dogs number in the tens of millions and bite millions of people annually, including vast numbers of children. An estimated 20,000 people die