Sen. Joe Fain holds his dog, Waffles, as Gov. Jay Inslee signed in May a bill Fain sponsored that expanded the state's animal cruelty laws in Olympia. The measure makes it a civil offense to lock an animal in a car or enclosed space in dangerous conditions, like extreme heat or cold. The FBI will begin tracking cases of animal cruelty nationally in 2016.
Sen. Joe Fain holds his dog, Waffles, as Gov. Jay Inslee signed in May a bill Fain sponsored that expanded the state's animal cruelty laws in Olympia. The measure makes it a civil offense to lock an animal in a car or enclosed space in dangerous conditions, like extreme heat or cold. The FBI will begin tracking cases of animal cruelty nationally in 2016. Rachel La Corte Associated Press
Sen. Joe Fain holds his dog, Waffles, as Gov. Jay Inslee signed in May a bill Fain sponsored that expanded the state's animal cruelty laws in Olympia. The measure makes it a civil offense to lock an animal in a car or enclosed space in dangerous conditions, like extreme heat or cold. The FBI will begin tracking cases of animal cruelty nationally in 2016. Rachel La Corte Associated Press

FBI to start tracking animal cruelty in 2016

November 30, 2015 7:26 AM