Hog-Dog Rodeos Outlawed in Louisiana Parish

July 2004

PETA helped pass the law to make hog-dog rodeos illegal in East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana. A man who operates a local arena stopped because spectators feared arrest for attending and police prepared to arrest him under the new law.

Click here to read more about hog-dog rodeos and view footage.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

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— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind