News For Tag "dog"

  • Des Moines Man Allegedly Starves 2 Dogs to Death

    posted on Wednesday, May 20, 2020

    Goodburn is accused of abandoning 2 dogs and leaving them trapped in the apartment to fend for themselves, which ultimately led to their deaths.

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  • Senate Bill HF737: Must Pass Without Amendment

    posted on Tuesday, January 28, 2020

    The Animal Legal Defense Fund just released its state rankings for animal welfare laws, and Iowa has surged… down to 49th, only ahead of Mississippi. This is a gravely serious problem because it has been proven that unchecked violence towards animals leads to escalating violence against other people.

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  • Cold-Weather Tips for Pets

    posted on Thursday, January 16, 2020

    With severe winter weather in the forecast, here are some tips from the Animal Rescue League of Iowa (ARL) to keep your pets – and the pets in your community - safe in these cold temperatures.

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  • What the Federal PACT Act Means and Doesn't Mean for Iowa's Animals

    posted on Wednesday, January 15, 2020

    The Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act is an amendment to a federal law specifically related to fetish "crush videos." The original law made the production, possession, and sale of such videos a federal felony, but it did not criminalize the underlying act of cruelty itself.

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