The Animal Legal Defense Fund Public Registries

4 The Love Of Animals

sexual abuse, and animal fighting as well as neglect (such as hoarding). Through its campaign, www.ExposeAnimalAbusers.org , the animal protection organization is promoting model legislation that state legislatures could enact. ALDF points to the following examples for why a registry is needed to help animal guardians, law enforcement and shelters protect their animals: Robert Rydzewski : In 2004, the then 29-year-old upstate New Yorker shot his neighbor’s dog in the face twice.