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Mila

Mila is a pretty spoiled, pampered pup now, but she didn’t have an easy start in life. At six months old, she found herself in a high-kill rural animal shelter in KY. Being in a shelter is hard for any … Continue reading

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Kiss My Tax!

Not only did the Kentucky General Assembly not pass any animal welfare bills this session, they also passed a tax bill which includes a provision to tax small animal veterinary, boarding and grooming services, thereby penalizing responsible pet owners. Their … Continue reading

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Black Panther

I saw Black Panther with my son, niece, nephew, cousin, & friend last night. Three of them are black or Hispanic. The movie was good, with a solid plot and beautiful scenery, for a superhero movie. I couldn’t help but … Continue reading

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legislative roundup 18

With Ky remaining the worst state for animal laws and the deadline for bill filing approaching in the legislature, here are some bills for Kentuckians to watch and ask legislators to support at 1-800-372-7181: SB 8- This bill would exempt … Continue reading

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#notmetoo

So, my dad’s sick in the hospital, & my son’s failing classes in school.  I suppose it’s distraction, but what can I not get out of my head?  With the recent #metoo campaign, it seems the majority of my female … Continue reading

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Double Down on Double Dogs

UPDATE: Double Dogs and the Lexington Health Dept have reached an agreement, & Dogs will soon be welcome in an outdoor area. Thanks to all who signed the petition! https://www.change.org/p/fayette-county-health-department-lexington-fayette-co-health-dept-allow-dogs-on-double-dogs-restaurant-s-patio/nftexp/ex5/control/5168559?recruiter=5168559&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=share_for_starters_page&utm_term=share_for_starters_page&utm_content=ex5%3Acontrol The Lexington Fayette County Health Department in Ky ruled that … Continue reading

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My animal evolution (& Ky’s lack thereof)

Let me preface this work by saying that I am not vegan. I grew up on a farm. I do not fish or hunt, but I’m not diametrically opposed to those who do, if they do so legally. Those statements … Continue reading

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SJR 18 passes

Now that Republican senators have caved and voted along party lines to pass SJR 18, which will allow the killing of bear and wolf cubs in dens in Alaska, they should probably fear the day they may meet this man. … Continue reading

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Ky General Assembly helps law enforcement animals, but hurts assistance animals serving people with disabilities

K9, search & rescue and narcotics and bomb-detection dogs will soon have a little more protection thanks to a new law passed by the legislature. Currently if a service animal, including a K9 or disability assistance animal, is killed or … Continue reading

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Kentucky legislature setting the stage for the slaughter of horses with SB 139

Originally posted on Tuesday's Horse:
FRANKFORT, KY — Kentucky is marketed as the Horse Capital of the World, the State with “unbridled spirit”, as seen in its logo. Tragically, this unbridled spirit does not extend to the safety, well-being…

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