Animal rights movement pioneer SAN RAFAEL, California–– In Defense of Animals founder Elliot Katz, DVM, “died peacefully on March 24th at the age of 86,” the organization announced via Facebook on April 9, 2021, after word of Katz’s death had percolated through the animal advocacy community for several days. “Dr. Katz was a trailblazer […]
Taking water from puppies?
New California law is amended version of bill vetoed in 2006 SACRAMENTO–California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on October 14, 2007 endorsed into law a new set of regulations for pet stores. As with other legislation adopted in the most populous U.S. state, the new regulations may become the default standard for the pet industry throughout the […]
PawPAC & Contra Costa Humane Society founder Rose Lernberg, 88
“Put El Cerrito on the map in animal rights” Rose Matychak Lernberg, 88, a founding member of both the California humane lobbying organization PawPAC and the Contra Costa Humane Society, died on June 6, 2016 at Chaparral House, a nursing home in Berkeley, California, where she had resided during three years of illness. A resident […]