Tag: humane society

Virginia passes law to crack down on sale of puppy mill animals

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed legislation that will crack down on the sale of puppies raised in cruel puppy mills.

My Clean Kitchen: We won’t be watching Sochi

This week you will probably see a lot of Sochi Olympics-themed recipes. Sara and I had intended to post one, but developments over the last couple of days changed out mind.

Senate passes puppy mill bill, “Bailey’s Law”

On Thursday, the Virginia Senate unanimously passed SB 228, “Bailey’s Law,” the puppy mill bill patroned by Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax), one of the top legislative priorities for the Humane Society of the United States.

Humane Society urges exotic-pet ban after Hampton man bitten by pet cobra

In light of recent news of a Hampton man who was hospitalized after being bitten by his pet cobra, The Humane Society of the United States is once again urging Gov. Bob McDonnell and Virginia legislators to act swiftly to prohibit future ownership of dangerous wild animals. Existing laws in Virginia would hardly prevent further […]

Humane Society pushes Virginia leaders to enact dangerous-animal ban

The Humane Society of the United States is calling on Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to issue an emergency order or otherwise direct the Virginia Department of Natural Resources to adopt regulations on the sale and possession of dangerous wild animals following the escape Tuesday night of 48 wild animals—from bears to wolves to lions—from an […]