Tag: Dogs

The Animal Legal Defense Fund Files Lawsuit to Advocate for Wildlife Welfare

May 18, 2016
In allowing hunting dogs to tear through the wild spaces of California beyond the control of hunters, the Fish & Game Commission has effectively authorized hunters to harass wildlife, which the law prohibits.

Class Action Lawsuit Against Barkworks Pet Store Chain for Selling Sick “Puppy Mill” Puppies Will Proceed

March 28, 2016
Judge denied Barkworks’ attempt to dismiss lawsuit accusing it of consumer deception.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Offers $5,000 Reward in Case of German Shepherd Shot to Death, Left in Ditch

February 29, 2016
$5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for shooting and killing a German Shepherd named Bo.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Files Complaint with USDA against Airedale Terrier Puppy Mill in New Mexico

February 29, 2016
Undercover video footage shows deplorable conditions at Torrance County’s Southern Roc.

ALDF Asks Court for Judgment in Lawsuit Against State Agriculture Department for Gutting “Dog Law”

February 11, 2016
Suit asserts agency lacks authority to change law.

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.”

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