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,0,7922057.story
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