Veto S2508: Ban on Educational Animal Programs

Veto S2508: Ban on Educational Animal Programs

EXPIRED UPDATE: “Nosey’s Law” has been vetoed (“pocket veto”) in New Jersey thanks to all the calls, emails, and work done to educate legislators! However, work is already being done to get this passed into law under the new governor. While the next introduction may have some exemptions, we have seen this bill in other states […]

MS HB591: Venomous snake ban

MS HB591: Venomous snake ban

EXPIRED Remember to be professional and civil at all times! EXPIRED   HB591 Died in Committee on January 30th! Mississippi House Bill 591 (HB591) is a duplicate of last year’s HB1, and HB23 in 2016. HB591 seeks to add “all poisonous or venomous species” of snakes to the state list of “inherently dangerous wild animals.” […]

Action Alert: Nevada

Action Alert: Nevada

Remember to be professional and courteous at all times! Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners: Commission Regulation 17-02, Noncommercial Collection of Reptiles and Amphibians, Amendment #1: For Possible Action/Public Comment Allowed Summary: The Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners may consider making changes to the current regulation regarding the noncommercial hobby collecting of non-threatened (or “unprotected”) species of […]

ALERT: Kingman, AZ

ALERT: Kingman, AZ

Animal “Display and Performance” Ban Remember to be civil and professional! UPDATE: We’ve been informed that the ordinance will be extremely focused and not widespread to affect legitimate animal education programs. However, local residents and stakeholders should still contact officials and request any proposal be done through collaboration with animal educators and not animal rights […]

Benjamin “Ben” Blue-Brich Renick

Benjamin “Ben” Blue-Brich Renick

August 4, 1987 ~ June 8, 2017 Obituary via www.myersfuneralhome.biz/notices/BenjaminBen-Renick. Donations may be made below. Blue-Brich “Ben” Renick, 29, of New Florence, Missouri, tragically lost his life on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at his place of business in New Florence, leaving behind his wife, Lynlee and two children, Matty and Emma. A Celebration of Life […]