Posts Tagged ‘anti-pet activists’

Aquarium Apocalypse? Can Lacey Act Amendments Really Cripple—or End—The U.S. Aquarium (and Pet) Trade?

Proposed legislation will undoubtedly have severe impacts on the aquarium hobby. Savvy aquarists will not underestimate the dire consequences of failing to consider the implications for themselves, the livelihoods of those involved in the trade, and the many benefits aquariums provide to people and aquatic species.

09 Feb 6:27 PM 5 Read More...

Winnipeg Considers Banning Many Aquarium Fish (and many other pets, too!)

Winnipeg, Canada has announced a sweeping series of proposed rules that, if enacted, would ban the ownership of many types of aquarium life (both fish and invertebrates) along with many other pets under the City’s Responsible Pet Ownership By-Law. Such a ban would set the tone for similar bans elsewhere.

25 Aug 11:16 AM 2 Read More...

How Did Winnipeg’s Aquarists Wind Up In The Crosshairs?

Pet owners are faced with a growing legion of anti-pet animal rights organizations that push false information as fact, and attempt to paint false narratives to push an agenda on the uninformed, often through legislation as we’re seeing here.

25 Aug 11:10 AM 5 Read More...