as currently written, ANY infraction of any animal code under SB250 for ONE dog would mean Animal Control could order you to Spay or Neuter ALL your dogs.
And the revocation of one unaltered license is grounds to revoke any others and deny ANY FUTURE ONES
So if animal control catches you out with your spayed old dog and she does not have her tags on, you would LOSE ALL rights to have ANY unaltered dogs, your present dogs could be forced to be surgically altered and you would not be able to have any intact dogs in California again, ever.
This from one of the political gurus who helped us kill the original bill last year.
"Yes, one minor infraction of any law for one animal and ALL lost. Tremendous latitude for enforcement. Unequal impact under the law. One person could have a mangy mutt that consistently is out running at large and forced neutering is no loss. Another person could have any ONE of a number of infractions and be forced to neuter all dogs. Even if valuable show dogs of rare breed.
Does anyone else see how creepy this is? WWW is obsessed with controlling the genitals of every pet in CA and is looking for any reason to rip them out. I am so upset over this. And concerned that our legislators could care less, and will just vote along party lines. I was born here, but CA sucks."
I'll have talking points up later, we need to jump on this pronto. Yes it could be amended, and that always made the previous bill WORSE. We stopped it before, we'll stop it again, but we all need to take it as seriously as a heart attack.
In the mean time, go to PetPAC, read the bill sign the petition
And time to send in a donation. I know it's a craptastic economy but we'll all pay more later on if this passes...