Laura LaFrate and Jim Tedisco (Photo/Christine O'Donnell)
Bocker and NEWS10's Christine O'Donnell (Photo/Christine O'Donnell)
Jim Tedisco, Prince Borghese and NEWS10's Steve Caporizzo (Photo/Christine O'Donnell)
ALBANY, NY – The
2nd Annual New York State Animal Advocacy Day was held on Wednesday
Hundreds of people including lawmakers and several celebrities lobbied for
legislation that will strengthen animal abuse laws like Busters Law. Busters
Law made animal cruelty a felony under New York State Law.
One of the biggest stars that attended the event was Bocker the Labradoodle.
Bocker is a movie star who was in movies such as Men In Black, Eat Pray Love,
and War of the Worlds.
abuse laws have strengthened over the years, advocates believe there is still
more work to be done. Assemblyman Jim Tedisco tells NEWS10 there are at least
25 bills that will strengthen animal abuse laws that are currently circulating
at the Capital this year.