Short Takes

May 2019 Issue




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Pet Week - May is a big month for our feline friends. The 35th Annual National Pet Week is May 6–11.

Distracted Driving - The Florida state Senate is considering adding interaction with pets while driving in your car to the current distracted-driving law.

Animal Cruelty Law - Virginia is close to a signed law that makes any type of animal cruelty a penalty. As we go to print, it has passed both the Virginia House and Senate.

Subscriptions - Did you know that you can subscribe to CatWatch for 40 percent less if you go online to catwatchnewsletter.com?

New Travel Rules - The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has made some changes to its APHIS Pet Travel website (aphis.usda.gov/aphis/pet-travel), which includes more simple travel rules about required tests and country-specific regulations, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association.