In recent experiments at the University of Maryland, scientists found that canines can perceive their name spoken at the same intensity as or louder than background noise. This is valuable insight for people handling working and service dogs.
Countries all over the world are passing laws to protect animals, their rights, and also to raise public awareness. Here are 10 laws on animal protection from different countries that might help you believe in humanity again.
New Zealand Has Officially Recognized That Animals Are Sentient
In Virginia, Stealing A Dog Can Be Punishable By Up To 10 Years In Jail
In Poland, Anyone Who Finds An Abandoned Dog Or Cat Is Required To Notify An Animal Shelter, Fire Authority, Or Police
In Alaska, When One Wants To Divorce Their Spouse, The Judge Decides Who Gets The Animal
Russia Bans Animal Cruelty
In The Netherlands, People Have To Pay An Annual Dog Tax
In Germany, The Fine For Killing A Protected Animal Can Vary Up To 25,000 Euros
In The UK, The Maximum Sentence For Animal Cruelty Will Be Five Years In Prison
In Turin, A Dog Owner Is Fined If He Walks The Dog Less Than Three Times A Day
In Oklahoma, The Dog Owner Is Fully Responsible For Any Injuries His Dog Might Cause
Tessi was rescued from unknown conditions in Georgia. Her new family has had her for a month now, but just last week, they found out that her whole body is riddled with pellets. Now, as she recovers, the vet bills are stacking up.
Indiana lawmakers and Governor Eric Holcomb implemented H.B. 1447, a new law prohibiting deceptive financing schemes. Pets should ever be “owned” by a leasing company and should also not be “sold” as property.
Oreo the stray dog stood guard next to the 2-year-old toddler after another pooch broke into her family’s yard.The other dog began attacking him instead of the toddler. The heroic behavior made Oreo worthy of a ‘furever’ home.
Ryan Hazel was caring for 11 dogs while the owner was out of town. Massachusetts Police probe the 14-year-old boy’s mauling death by dogs he was caring for. Dog trainers, friends donate to GoFundMe campaign for his family.