Posts with tag Ohio

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


Legislative Update: Potential Good News for ‘Pit Bulls’ in Florida and Ohio

Summer is typically a less active time of year for new legislation to be proposed or enacted, as many legislative bodies are not in session during the summer months. However, there is a bit of news to report on the legislative front. On July 25, 2012, the American Dog Owners Association reported that the South… read more


Local Dog Wins UKC Hunting Beagle Nationals

The United Kennel Club Hunting Beagle Nationals descended on Coshocton, Ohio, in April 2012 as they have for the past several years. Hometown dog, Grand Hunting Beagle Champion Circle H Hurry Up Blue Regis, owned by David and Douglas Hummell, was the overall National Grand winner after three days of hunt tests. Nearly 500 people… read more