This Archive includes all of the Business-related articles featured on Working Dogs Cyberzine since 1996.
Why I Am Against Regulation of the So Called "Dangerous Breeds" "People, understand this: more regulations will not solve the problem. Education and responsible ownership will solve the problem."
This article really drives home the fact that responsible ownership is a much more viable option than more government regulations
Dog Law by attorney Mary Randolph offers a wealth of information about leash laws, biting, landlords, travel, veterinarians, wills, and more. This comprehensive resource offers practical tips for all areas of dog ownership, including helpful suggestions for resolving conflicts with lawyers and the courts.
Attorney Michelle L. Burton discusses the insurance game and how some dog owners may be targeted by their homeowners policy carrier for owning purportedly "viscious" dogs. If your dog does bite someone, she provides helpful information about what to do, and more importantly what not to do, in Dog Ownership Takes a Bite Out of Your Insurance.
Liability comes in all shapes and sizes these days. Make sure your own dog doesn't fit the bill. Attorney Steve Skacevic discusses the Catch-22 of posting "Beware of Dog" signs on your property when he answers the question, Could Posting a Sign Get You Into Trouble?.
Washington state residents will be particularly interested in reading the Washington State Bar Association review of dog bite law, The Biting Edge of Canine Law by Daniel Warner. This article examines the statutory and common-law rules applicable in Washington state.
San Francisco Law Bans the Sale of Non-Rescue Dogs & Cats from Pet Stores Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:51:00 GMT In an effort to put an end to inhumane "puppy mill" breeding operations, San Francisco officials passed a law that permanently bans the sale of non-rescue dogs and cats, and puppies under 8-weeks old, by pet stores in the city. Under the new law ... Read more
SPECIAL REPORT: The Case to Better Protect Illinois Dog Owners by Passing 'Bowa's Law' Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:49:00 GMT WTVO/WQRF-TV - As it stands now, animal control enforcement in Winnebago County is made up of a system that treats accusations like facts, writes citations without investigation, and prosecutes with no evidence outside of an accuser's statements, and some ... Read more
Longmont leash law scoffers dog animal control Fri, 10 Feb 2017 06:17:00 GMT What do you do if you see a dog off leash? Take a picture: Longmont animal control officer Diane Milford said pictures of the dog off leash and pictures of the owner's license plate are helpful to officers in writing a ticket Call or email it in: Call ... Read more
San Francisco passes law making all pet shops only sell rescue dogs and cats Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:14:00 GMT San Francisco officials have voted to ban the sale of dogs and cats at pet shops unless the animals are from rescues. It's part of the city's effort to get rid of inhumane puppy breeding operations in the city and help facilitate the adoption of the ... Read more
Prairie dog towns in Colorado cover twice the acreage researchers once thought Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:13:00 GMT But recurring conflicts over prairie dogs, still targeted for extermination around expanding Front Range cities, reflect a continuing struggle for coexistence with wildlife. Colorado remains especially difficult; a nearly 20-year-old law has imposed ... Read more