Posts with tag Massachusetts

Christi McDonald

Legislative Updates: Small Victories for BSL; Reprieve for California Groomers

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick signed a new animal welfare law on August 23, 2012, that prohibits municipalities from creating breed-specific regulations, according to local CBS affiliate WBZ-TV in Boston. The Massachusetts SPCA has outlined measures included in the new law, which includes mandatory training for animal control officers, initiation of a statewide spay/neuter fund, and… read more