Beth Coughlin’s Examiner article is relatively short, so please allow me to quote here it in full:
Only July 14th the Massachusetts State House of Representatives will be holding a committee meeting regarding House Bill 344 (HB344): An Act Prohibiting the Devocalization of Dogs and Cats.
On the surface, many dog-lovers may say “good law”.
When you […]
HB 344 in Massachusetts is an encouraging and hopeful bill that would make illegal the cruel practice of devocalization in canines. The following is from Animal Law Coalition:
Debarking robs dogs of one of their main methods of communication. Dogs vocalize to communicate countless feelings—fear, frustration, danger, pain, boredom, and even joy and happiness. Dogs […]more...
I had been finishing a story called Last Night The Werewolf, and the synchronicities were running wild. A book fell into my lap called Women Who Run With The Wolves by Clarissa Estes, and my chocolate lab Lana and I were surrounded on a walk late one night by a pack of howling […]