California dog leash law goes into effect after review

It was a landmark case, one that could help determine whether or not California will follow suit with similar laws for its dog population.In a decision issued this week, the California Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the leash law that was passed in 2012.In the decision, the court noted that, unlike most other states, …

Dog leash law in CA passed as lawmakers approve legislation

A bill that would make it illegal to possess a dog leash in California was passed Tuesday by the state legislature.The measure, which passed the state Assembly on a voice vote, now heads to the governor’s desk.It prohibits owners from tethering a dog or a cat while the dog is within a certain distance from …

‘The most exciting ride in the world’: Tug leash harnesses go on sale

A new breed of leash harness that uses GPS to track the rider’s location has hit the market.Tug, a New Zealand-based company that manufactures harnesses for cats, dogs and horses, announced it had developed a new “smart” collar system that can be programmed to detect and track the riders location, according to the New Zealand …