From the desk of Vanessa Gagne
ANIMAL ISSUES LEGISLATIVE UPDATE
July 30, 2020
The Jay Owenhouse tiger show in Las Vegas prevailed last week and we all collectively heaved a sigh of relief - that was until PeTA and their fervent followers found a stipulation where if enough public outcry could be put together, the decision could be overturned after seven days! Yesterday the appeal was heard and Mr. Owenhouse and his tigers will be able to perform for audiences on The Strip next year.
Federal Legislation Introduced to Ban Greyhound Racing, Live-Lure Training (Note: This is an AR publication)
At no surprise to those that followed the Florida Greyhound racing ban, which took out a majority of the country’s tracks with one state, now congress is looking to federally ban the practice.
Thousands attend a 'protest against government overreach' at Minnesota rodeo
After postponement, Shrine Circus in Sioux City cancelled
Indianapolis dog breeder prevails against Georgia supplier’s appeal
5000 Burmese pythons have been removed from Everglades, Florida officials say
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