Tag: cats
Lou Hrkman, a former Gus Bilirakis staffer, is back in the House.

Jacob OglesDecember 13, 2018

The Farm Bill passed out of the House includes in it a ban on the slaughter of household pets for food, a priority of U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan. The Sarasota Republican sponsored legislation, the Dog and Cat Meat Trade Prohibition Act of 2018, which passed in the House earlier this year. Buchanan introduced the bipartisan legislation […]

Sally SwartzJune 9, 2015

As more human-style health care becomes available for pets, veterinary costs are trending into the week-in-Paris realm. I’ve sympathized with fellow pet-loving friends as they opened checkbooks when their dogs and cats got sick. A few years ago, a friend spent upwards of $3,000 when his young dog contracted a life-threatening auto-immune disorder. Another spent […]


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