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Saturday Survey: What Should Be Done to Animal Abusers?

As an attempt at humor, I posted a picture yesterday of a hippo sitting on someone with the caption “What happens to animal abusers.” But, since it is a serious topic, I did want to get your opinion. What really should happen to them?

What should happen to animal abusers?

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Good day, and good dog!

North Carolina House Passes Legislation to Stop Animals Being Left in Hot Cars

http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photography-dog-car-little-cute-maltese-front-seat-image31723682Although not yet passed by the NC Senate, a law working its way through state government would make North Carolina the 15th state to have a law regarding animals left alone in vehicles. The other 14 states on the list (AZ, CA, IL, ME, MD, MN, NV, NH, NJ, NY, ND, SD, VT, and WV) specifically outlaw the practice of leaving an animal unattended in a parked vehicle. However, only some states allow rescuers to get the animal out, while others make no provision for rescue.
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Tuesday Top Ten: Dog Charities

moneyWhat do you give the dog lover on your list who already has everything?  Why not make a donation to a pet charity in their name.  And how do you know if the charity is a good one or simply a scam?  We’ve done all the work for you!  The following ten charities are listed as 4-star organizations by Charity Navigator, based on their efficiency at using your money wisely and on their ability for future growth.  (More details on their methodology here.)

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