Dear Senator - I have been trying, unsuccessfully, to get someone in the State Legislature to write legislation similar to Colorado's new Pet Animal Care and Facilities Act. I have met in person with Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto and Rep Matt Caldwell. Both were empathetic but uninterested in protecting our pets from negligent and irresponsible groomers.
Sir, my dog suffered an irreparable neurological injury from being hung by a negligent groomer back in 2011. He died over the course of a year, slowly losing all his motor functions. Upon his death, I tried to file a complaint with the regulatory agency overseeing this industry, but found there is none.
I have been blown off too many times. Now, today, I hear on the news, that the legislature is considering a bill that would increase the size of a beer container to 64 ounces. Let that sink in. No one wants to step up and protect our pets, but we can consider a frivolous bill like this?