This morning I will be live blogging the Bill Bruce seminar in Southern River, WA… Building responsible pet ownership communities – the Calgary Model Wow – there’s a really good crowd here! Probably 100 people? Excellent :) Zoe Ferris – the incoming President of the AVA WA The AVA’s position is that all dogs [...]Continue reading
A Western Australian pound facility Released on the 26 June, the Second Reading of the Dog Amendment Bill 2013 (2012), is now available for download. There have been claims that these laws are ‘breed neutral’ with Local Government Minister Tony Simpson stating in the media; “It’s all about protecting people as well as [...]Continue reading
Paul Davey, the Australian Veterinary Association’s WA president, agreed (BSL) did not work.
“BSL has never been shown to reduce dog bites and make the community safer.”Continue reading
A Boerboel (wiki) A call to include more dangerous dogs in restricted breed legislation is being made by WA Local Government Association president Troy Pickard. … he said the State Government could also look at adding Boerboel, a large mastiff breed from South Africa, to the list of restricted breeds. He rejected a view by [...]Continue reading
Western Australian pet owners are under yet another onslaught of ignorant and inhumane legislation courtesy of Local Government Minister John Castrilli. Not content to condemn hundreds of thousands of cats to a swift death in the local council pound, he has now set his sights on impounding hundreds of thousands of innocent pet dogs. Since [...]Continue reading