Category Archives: Protected Paws

Suffolk County Passes Puppy Mill Bill

Congratulations to Suffolk County for being the first in New York to make it more difficult for pet stores to sell animals from puppy mills.  You can find the new law here but I am going to go over some of the highlights.  Not only does the bill enlarge cage size and require suitable care […]

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Hurricane Preparedness for your Furry Family

For those living in the Northeast, we know that you all have been rushing around to get flashlights, non-perishables, bottled water, fuel and batteries as Hurricane Sandy threatens millions.  As you hear about evacuation plans and hurricane preparedness we wanted to make sure that you also make proper preparations for your pets.  It is estimated […]

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Missouri Puppy Mill Legislation Update – Compromise???

The overhaul of Proposition B is now officially law in the state of Missouri. Governor Jay Nixon signed two bills yesterday.  Bills S.B. 113 and S.B 161 did the following: Maximum fee for operating certain dog facilities was $500 per year and this has increased to a maximum of $2500 per year.  Additional the licensee […]

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More Insanity in Toombs County, GA

During our investigation of Alice, the “dog in the box” we’ve written about twice recently, we came to learn of a different problem in Toombs County, Georgia that also demanded our attention.  On January 20th 2011, ALL OF THE DOGS (approximately 77) at the Lyons Animal Control were euthanized in one day without prior notice.  […]

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To all of our Fans around the world we say….

THANK YOU! Represented below is how we want to say thank you to all our fans around the world in your native language.  Our sincerest thank-you’s as today ZoeyStory on Facebook reached 5,000 fans (or likes)!  This has been a goal for ZoeyStory and Protected Paws for quite some time so we wanted to say […]

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An Update on Prop B in Missouri

Last fall, the citizens of Missouri voted to strengthen the state’s ability to enforce minimum standards for dog breeders through a highly-publicized issue that became known as Proposition B, which we wrote about here. Now, a well-funded opposition group is working to undermine the outcome of that vote.  Check out this recent editorial in the […]

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