This Archive includes all of the Business-related articles featured on Working Dogs Cyberzine since 1996.
Why I Am Against Regulation of the So Called "Dangerous Breeds" "People, understand this: more regulations will not solve the problem. Education and responsible ownership will solve the problem."
This article really drives home the fact that responsible ownership is a much more viable option than more government regulations
Dog Law by attorney Mary Randolph offers a wealth of information about leash laws, biting, landlords, travel, veterinarians, wills, and more. This comprehensive resource offers practical tips for all areas of dog ownership, including helpful suggestions for resolving conflicts with lawyers and the courts.
Attorney Michelle L. Burton discusses the insurance game and how some dog owners may be targeted by their homeowners policy carrier for owning purportedly "viscious" dogs. If your dog does bite someone, she provides helpful information about what to do, and more importantly what not to do, in Dog Ownership Takes a Bite Out of Your Insurance.
Liability comes in all shapes and sizes these days. Make sure your own dog doesn't fit the bill. Attorney Steve Skacevic discusses the Catch-22 of posting "Beware of Dog" signs on your property when he answers the question, Could Posting a Sign Get You Into Trouble?.
Washington state residents will be particularly interested in reading the Washington State Bar Association review of dog bite law, The Biting Edge of Canine Law by Daniel Warner. This article examines the statutory and common-law rules applicable in Washington state.
Match Group CEO Wins Tax Case By Arguing His Heart Was In Texas With His Dog Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:06:00 GMT And somewhat surprisingly, Administrative Law Judge Donna Gardiner agreed that Mr. Blatt ... thinks this decision may enter the folklore of SALT practitioners as the "dog decision" and gives a lot of credit to the SALT attorneys at Hodgson & Russ ... Read more
Dog owners' tricks keep control unit on its toes Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:02:00 GMT While the City is doing its utmost to fight serious crime, its Law Enforcement Animal Control Unit also has its hands full with complaints about dogs behaving badly, having received nearly 450 reports over a six-month period. The City of Cape Town's Animal ... Read more
New State Law Would Allow Pet Owners To Write Off Thousands Of Dollars Worth Of Vet Bills Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:19:00 GMT The tax credit is limited to healthcare costs for dogs and cats. If the bill passes, the law will allow an "income tax credit that allows Californians to write off half the money they spend on vet costs up to $2,000 per year," explains the site. Read more
Longmont leash law scoffers dog animal control Fri, 10 Feb 2017 06:17:00 GMT What do you do if you see a dog off leash? Take a picture: Longmont animal control officer Diane Milford said pictures of the dog off leash and pictures of the owner's license plate are helpful to officers in writing a ticket Call or email it in: Call ... Read more
DOGS: Obey leash laws Sun, 19 Feb 2017 04:00:00 GMT Thankfully most abide by the law and ordinance that is in place and leash their dogs in City Park and surrounding parks. But there are still those dog owners who blatantly break the law and disobey all of the "posted" signs around the park and at both ... Read more