BEYOND DOG BY DOG: TRUMP’S PROPOSED BUDGET: POTENTIAL RAMIFICATIONS TO THE USDA’s ANIMAL HEALTH INSPECTION PROGRAM.

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CHRISTOPHER E. GRIMES, DIRECTOR OF DOG BY DOG May 2, 2017 As we have previously reported, the decision to remove the public inspection reports on facilities regulated under the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) came as a “particular surprise” to many within the Animal Care Division of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). These same […]

BEYOND DOG BY DOG: INSIDE THE USDA DECISION ON AWA PUBLIC RECORDS (Part 1)

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Christopher E. Grimes, Director of DOG BY DOG February 11, 2017 In a stunning and abrupt move last week, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) removed from their website all public inspection reports on facilities regulated under the Animal Welfare Act (AWA), including thousands of large-scale commercial dog breeders. At the USDA Western Regional […]