Individual Rescue Groups in Victoria have come together to create what is hoped to be a powerful alliance of Rescue Groups that will work collectively to create greater voice for the animal rescue community in a State that is dogged by outdated and redundent “animal welfare” legislation. READ MORE HERE
The No Kill movement in the US believes that the next step needs to be to enshrine No Kill practices into law:
“The programs and services of the No Kill Equation are the only proven formula for ending the killing in U.S. This model has created No Kill communities from California to New York and in communities as diverse as Kentucky, Indiana, Virginia, and elsewhere.
But tragically for the animals, too many shelters continue to kill animals needlessly by refusing to implement the No Kill Equation. In order to overcome this resistance and achieve a No Kill nation, we must move past a system where the lives of animals are subject to the discretion and whims of shelter leaders or health department bureaucrats. Read more here..
“If I were queen of this fair land, I would hire animal welfare specialists to enforce the animal advocacy laws that live on in our codes … yet are sparsely and witheringly applied in defense of our animals.
In so doing, I’d effectively shutter 99% of the pet stores READ MORE HERE