Proposed Virginia Bill Amends Animal Welfare Code

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Proposed legislation in Virginia would amend that state's animal welfare code to include care practices for horses and other livestock, but some equine rescue operators say the bill's language is confusing. Introduced on Jan. 12, HB 1541 would require owners of agricultural animals to provide their livestock with feed to prevent malnutrition, water to prevent dehydration, and veterinary care to

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