Tag: Dogs

Major Settlement in Case of Dog Shooting by Colorado Officer

January 26, 2016
On January 25, the owner of a therapy dog named Chloe who was shot and killed by a Colorado police officer in 2012 reached a landmark settlement over Chloe’s unlawful killing.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Asks Georgia Supreme Court to Recognize Pets’ Intrinsic Value

January 5, 2016
ALDF has filed a “friend of the court” brief in the Georgia Supreme Court, in support of a family suing Barking Hound Village.

Winter Weather Advisory: Keep Animals Safe and Warm This Winter

November 30, 2015
Tips from the Animal Legal Defense Fund.

ALDF Offers $5,000 Reward for Information after Knox County Dogs Found Skinned and Beheaded

July 1, 2015
ALDF is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator(s) responsible for mutilating two dogs in rural Knox County, Tennessee last week.

Conditions Improve for Stockton Animals After Animal Legal Defense Fund Lawsuit

June 9, 2015
Increased adoption rates, decreased killings, increased medical care and spay/neuter.

Commercialized Cruelty to Sled Dogs

March 2, 2015
Every March the Iditarod is held in Alaska, and is the most famous example of commercialized dogsledding.

ALDF Offers $5,000 Reward for Information after Sacramento Dog is Trapped and Burned in a Crate

January 22, 2015
ALDF is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator(s) responsible for locking a small dog in a crate and setting him on fire.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Sues Pet Store Chain for Selling Sick and Injured “Puppy Mill” Puppies

September 25, 2014
False advertisement suit against “barkworks pups & stuff” has real bite.

ALDF Scores Partial Transparency Victory for Animals on Airlines

August 21, 2014
New rule provides greater protections for animals on air transit.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Sues Pennsylvania Ag Department over Weak Puppy Mill Regulations

July 31, 2014
Watered down protections for nursing dogs violate state “dog law.”

Dogs in Hot Cars Need You

July 1, 2014
Get your Dogs in Hot Cars Sunshade today! By taking action today, you can keep your own car cool while delivering the message directly to your local parking lots.

ALDF Calls Out Worst Texas Animal Houses of Horror

June 9, 2014
Animal Legal Defense Fund urges shut-down of lone star state’s law-breaking facilities.

ALDF Offers $2,000 Reward to Catch Humboldt Dog Killer

June 2, 2014
ALDF announced a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for shooting and displaying the bodies of two dogs in a remote area near the town of Dinsmore.

ALDF Investigation Reveals Violations at Maryland’s Worst Breeding Facility Routinely Goes Unpunished

May 16, 2014
ALDF calls on feds to enforce penalties for violations of Animal Welfare Act.

Chicago Bans the Sale of Puppy Mill Pups in Pet Stores

March 14, 2014
Last week, with ALDF support, Chicago passed a landmark ordinance that will ban Chicago pet stores from selling puppies, cats, or bunnies that originate from "puppy mills" (large-scale breeding facilities).

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