Saturday, May 06, 2006

Tie Me Up, Tie Me Down

There is nothing (or almost nothing) sadder than a thirsty dog tied to a pole in the hot sun. Why would you do that? There is a bill currently up for consideration by the CA Senate Appropriations Committee that would prohibit the tethering of a dog to a dog house, tree, fence or other stationary object for longer than three hours in any 24-hour period. I think the success of a bill like this might depend on the vigilance of ordinary people, but it sounds like a good idea to me.

Arthur says yes.

(SB 1578 will be heard by the Appropriations Committee on Monday.)

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