New regulations for animals to come into effect Dec. 1, 2014

Cross posting from my Rescue Blog.

Everyday Wiggles

Here in Canada, the laws regarding the length of time dogs can be tethered to a tree, post, etc. are minimal and have been very difficult to enforce. Things are starting to change and we are super excited! Here is a copy of the article in today’s local news.

Courtesy of Global TV

MONCTON, N.B. – A few weeks ago, a black dog came into the Greater Moncton SPCA with a large scar, encircling its neck. It was a sure sign that it had spent most of its life tethered.

“We see dogs that have lived their whole life on a chain,” Nanette Pearl, Director of Animal Welfare at the Greater Moncton SPCA said. “We aren’t able to understand the point of having a dog, if that’s all its life is going to be.”

The dog, which doesn’t have a name, also has wounds on his back, and fight wounds…

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