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Pet Neutering Ordinance

Animal Shelter Numbers Tell Only a Part of the Story

Ruth Steinberger | Posted 04.10.2013 | Impact
Ruth Steinberger

Shifting our current practice from the collection and dispersal of homeless animals to preventing their births can stop the suffering and abate the need for building or expanding shelters. It can be done.

Is Turning Our Pets Into Eunuchs Unethical?

Yolanda Reid Chassiakos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Yolanda Reid Chassiakos

My question deals with our human authority to implement such invasive changes in our so-called pets. In other words, do we humans have the right, in the name of birth control, to impose a eunuch's life on a pet.

Animal Welfare and the Dog Days of Summer

Ellen Susman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ellen Susman

The great Mahatma Gandhi said, "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by how it treats its animals." If we are to be judged by his adage, then we have failed.

Vote On Mandatory Pet Sterilization Ordinance Postponed

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A controversial ordinance requiring city pet owners to spay or neuter their cats and dogs was postponed today by a joint City Council committee....

Bill Requiring The Sterilization Of Chicago Dogs And Cats Resurfaces

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After adding tamer language to appease opponents, the City Council's most powerful aldermen said Monday he has the votes to require Chicago's dog and ...