Florida dog leash law sets new precedent for more humane law enforcement

Florida has the highest dog leash limit in the nation, with a maximum of five dogs allowed on a leash.But lawmakers are taking steps to increase the amount of leashes that are allowed.In the past, they were limited to a maximum four, and the state was among the first states to allow a five-dog limit.Now, …

A Florida court lets an animal owner keep her baby on a leash as he goes through the park

An animal rights activist is challenging Florida’s law that allows parents to keep their children on a dog leash at their properties, saying the law is a violation of the Constitution.The ruling was upheld by a federal appeals court in September.But this week, the Florida Court of Appeals reversed the lower court ruling.The court also …