22 Sep '12, 11pm

NYC Animal Abusers May Be Tracked in Online Registry

A convicted animal abuser can’t just go out and get a new animal to abuse, right? Wrong. Even someone who has had his day in court and been found guilty of animal abuse is often still free to buy or adopt a new animal. Only three counties, all in New York state, require the convict to make his conviction and identity known to animal shelters or pet stores: Suffolk , Rockland and Albany. New York City is on its way to becoming the fourth locality nationally that would protect animals from known abusers. If a proposal introduced to the City Council on September 12 is adopted, NYC would become the largest political entity to implement an animal abuser registry in the U.S. The bill was born when a Queens resident “threw a little dog out the window to its death,” said City Councilman Peter Vallone Jr., who introduced the measure. According to The New York Daily News , the counc...

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