23 Feb '12, 3am

Pit Bulls In Ohio No Longer Tagged 'Vicious' | Care2 Causes

Pit Bulls In Ohio No Longer Tagged 'Vicious' | Care2 Causes

Ohio Gov. John Kasich gave homeless pit bull dogs a chance for a new life when he signed a bill on Tuesday that ended a 25 year-old state law that automatically declared the breed to be “inherently vicious.” The law, which will take effect in 90 days, will allow animal shelters to find new homes for abandoned and owner surrendered pit bulls instead of the mandatory euthanasia of them. Ohio was the only state in the country to label a specific breed of dog vicious, based solely on their appearance. House Bill 14 was overwhelmingly approved 67-30 by the state House on February 8. The new law redefines how a dog is determined to be “vicious” or “dangerous.” It also created a third lesser category called a “nuisance” dog. Dog wardens will now have to prove a classification for an animal based on evidence of their behavior and owners will have a process to appeal a label. “A we...

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Homeless Goats in the City | Care2 Causes

Homeless Goats in the City | Care2 Causes

care2.com 23 Feb '12, 6pm

As urban homesteading continues its rise, city backyards are booming with agrarian dreams: chickens peck near privacy fenc...

Longer Term Deleveraging of US

Longer Term Deleveraging of US

investmentmoats.com 23 Feb '12, 11pm

While deleveraging is likely to slow down the US, do note that many US companies are globalized and they are likely to sti...

Ohio man sentenced to apologise daily for a mon...

todayonline.com 25 Feb '12, 11am

CINCINNATI (Ohio) - A man who was threatened with jail time for posting comments about his estranged wife on his personal ...

Pack of Dogs Rescues Two More | Care2 Causes

Pack of Dogs Rescues Two More | Care2 Causes

care2.com 28 Feb '12, 7am

Written by Paula Ford of North Carolina It has been almost two years since I received an email plea for help with six dogs...

New Code For Sled Dogs Includes How To Shoot Them | Care2 Causes

New Code For Sled Dogs Includes How To Shoot Th...

care2.com 23 Feb '12, 11pm

Animal rights groups are shocked over the new sled dog regulations issued by the B.C. Ministry of Agriculture. Instead of ...

Watch Rare Anteater Rescued from Well | Care2 C...

care2.com 25 Feb '12, 7am

Cynthia Samuels, currently Managing Editor of Care2, Causes, has been working with blogs and bloggers for six years and ha...

Students & teaches shared this w/me yesterday.C...

sfluxe.com 25 Feb '12, 1am

Mademoiselle is no longer an official French woman by Alexandria Sage PARIS – Official French documents will no longer for...

Oregon Considers Cattleman-Backed Wolf-Killing Legislation | Care2 Causes

Oregon Considers Cattleman-Backed Wolf-Killing ...

care2.com 24 Feb '12, 8pm

NOTE: This is a guest post from Alex Ralston, Online Organizer at the Center for Biological Diversity. Wolves are just sta...