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Ohio Prohibits Keeping Wild Animals as Pets

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Prior to a recent order, Ohio was one of about ten states with virtually no rules on private ownership of dangerous exotics. Now, it leapfrogs just about all of the competition.

It's Wild to Allow Dangerous Exotic Animals as Pets

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

I wish every lawmaker and statewide official in Ohio could have attended the press conference we conducted yesterday at the Statehouse in Columbus. Th...

A Mother's Plea: Ban Private Ownership of Exotic Animals

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wayne Pacelle

No one can bring back Deirdre Herbert's son, but the state of Ohio, led by Gov. Strickland, can impose sensible public safety and animal welfare policies to prevent a tragedy like this from happening again.