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A Cat “Cull” to Protect an Endangered Bird Leaves An Explosive Rat Overpopulation

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A Cat “Cull” to Protect an Endangered Bird Leaves An Explosive Rat Overpopulation

by  Robert Paul Hudson This ridiculous war between bird conservationists and feral cat activists has to STOP. When the RSPB eradicated cat populations on a remote British island in 2002 it was hailed as a grand victory to protect an endangered seacoast tern and other shore birds. Hundreds of feral cats were trapped and put down…

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Breed Specific Legislation: Reasonable Public Policy or Just B.S. ?

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Breed Specific Legislation: Reasonable Public Policy or Just B.S. ?

by Lauren Lee   The United States and Canada can boast of some of the most beautiful sights and landscapes, making both countries wonderful places to visit, sightsee, and vacation. Both countries also offer varying and wonderful places to settle down and call home.  From Washington and Oregon in the west all the way to the…

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Fairfax County Virginia Outlaws Chaining or Tethering Dogs

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Fairfax County Virginia Outlaws Chaining or Tethering Dogs

Tethering a dog for more than one cumulative hour during any 24-hour period, unless the dog is under the direct supervision and control of its owner or custodian, is now prohibited in Fairfax County. The Board of Supervisors voted  to amend the Fairfax County Code to incorporate the Code of Virginia’s cruelty to animals provisions…

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