Nevada Senate Bill 409, passed on June 4, 2017, raised the penalty for leaving a pet in a hot, locked car to equal the penalty for leaving a child in a car
The first case to be prosecuted under "Goddard's Law" that makes it a fifth degree felony to knowingly cause serious physical harm to a companion animal.
Almost everyone who has reported, or repeated, this story is shouting "Hurray!" "About time!" But you'll be shocked when you do the math!
Jazzy’s 1st handler, promised first adoption rights when his dog retired from the military, tried for over 5 years, but what he got is breaking my heart!
How often have we read about an animal chained outside in the elements 24/7 And how often have we asked: "Why didn't someone do something?"
“He’s just like, ‘I just want my dogs back so I can (expletive) leave right now.’”
"We worry about all the loving dog owners out there who don't know BSL is coming for them."
The new laws are in direct response to recent events where both dogs and babies have suffered horribly and have died.
In spite of ever increasing laws,THIS HUGE GAP IN THE LEGAL SYSTEM LEAVES a dog at the MERCY of a judge’s PERSONAL discretion.