Skip to comments.Dogs are more valuable than children, according to state law
Posted on 06/04/2012 1:43:03 PM PDT by Daffynition
If I took my dog, and placed him unrestrained in the backseat of my car, this is what would happen: Hed stand at the window and whimper until I opened it. Id open it a crack or all the way, he wouldnt care. Hed stick his nose out or his head out, depending on how much window I gave him. I could drive from here to California and that would be that.
Is this safe for the dog? Well, probably not the safest thing. Having him securely fastened would be the safest thing. Also the best thing for me too, as it would automatically dismiss the notion he might try and jump into the front seat. The state of New Jersey agrees with me on the not the safest thing front and under a 1996 state law against animal cruelty, I could be in for some hefty fines if ol Sparky is unrestrained. Minimum of $250, up to $1,000, and the possibility of being charged with a disorderly persons offense, which would just jack up the cost even more. The law, as written, states someone cannot carry a living animal or creature in or upon a vehicle or otherwise, in a cruel or inhumane manner.
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You don’t have to send dogs to college. On the other hand; you can’t claim them on your taxes.
I saw a dog jump out of the bed of a moving pick up because a dog standing in his own yard barked at the truck. It didn’t kill the dog but he was in shock after he hit the road.
My dog eats those stupid harnesses.
Who loves you more, your dog or your wife? To find out lock each one in the trunk of your car for an hour and then see which one is more happy to see you when you open it up.
But you'd get a chance to use all the cuss words you know trying......:O)
Besides the fact that 2 of my 3 exes and at least one of the dogs could have escaped and hunted me down.
We're polite for a reason. Being impolite may be dangerous. ;)
I'm with him on putting the dog on the roof of the car and running down the road.
I've put the catz in carriers and driven 600 miles with them in the back of a truck.
They were fine.
As always, it's about the $$$$$.
“Thankfully” we have child-restraint laws? (Since ‘83, NJ? Geeeesh. Thank God I grew up without all these stupid asinine life-sucking rules.) That enrich Evil Companies(TM) like Graco and Evenflo with guaranteed income?
I think it’s ludicrous that PA passed a pet-restraint law a few years ago. I have a harness for my dog to use up there. But she’s definitely not a distraction; she’s as good as can be. In her case, it’d be more for a crash, but only because I don’t want PA coming after us.
I hate having to strap my son in. I like the convenience for a baby, who can’t do anything to help himself if I’m alone. But my toddler is capable of sitting up and doing things for himself. He also, like my dog, gets discipline so would know not to be bouncing off the walls like that.
That’s a vest. My pure harness takes a genius. Worst of all is the way they situated a loop for typing into these damned shoulder-always belts. On top of the dog, and it’s about impossible to do that without forcing the dog into a down. Which makes the “freedom of movement” claim a joke. My dog hates it and acts severely wounded when she’s in the car with it. It’s unnerving driving like that for 2 hrs. You’d think she was starting to die and wonder why there’s no noise at all.
And talk back a hell of a lot less...
I don't know how he would take to the safety harness thing, but at least I know he can't be on my lap and will stay put in case of an accident.
I’ve had nightmare thoughts about that.
Instead of giving the dog valium to calm him down...*I* take it! :)
>>As always, it’s about the $$$$$.<<
DING-DING-DING! We have a winner! What’s one more revenue stream cockamamie concoction for the masses. $$$$$$
Don't drop the soap.
Sheesh, peef, and corruption. I loathe, detest and ABHOR that Muslim pretender!
I use to keep valium on hand when I had an epileptic snoodle. Some times I couldn’t find those little yellow pills and had to visit my father. The doctor keep giving him valium to go with his heart medication...he had jars of valium, didn’t like how it made him feel.. I sure do miss him, he passed in 88 at the age of 87 (or 86 I forgot which). Your lab is beautiful. My lab use to look that good but she is now deaf and blind and weak back end that sometimes causes her to fall, but I told her last year,,,, If you keep wagging your tail and eating, we’ll do fine. She is keeping up her end of the bargain...poor girl is on a diet, vet told me no more chicken nuggets or french fries as a treat......he said to give her green beans..I have a case of green beans in the kitchen....its food she loves them...GG
In lieu of that, I'll hug our *Meth Lab*, who continues to be nutso. :) [I should add...he's getting better]
OMG Daffy, you don’t have any idea how I needed that laugh at your sweetheart....TY GG