Monday, September 01, 2008

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Many of Puerto Rico's stray, abused pets live in peril

CAROLINA, Puerto Rico - When Puerto Rico Rep. Javier Rivera Aquino introduced a bill this summer that would have made pet owners accountable for their animals, many had high hopes that the proposed legislation would help put an end to the island's animal-welfare crisis.

Although the bill sailed through the House, it was criticized as too costly, and the Senate backed down.

For the full report from the Orlando Sentinel, go to
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/services/newspaper/printedition/sunday/orl-pranimals3108aug31,0,7922057.story
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