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Archive for the "Legislation" Category

Animal control enforcement abuse costs lives

Enacting mandatory spay/neuter laws without providing easy access to low-cost or free services puts low-income pet owners and their animals at risk.

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Honoring the bonds forged in battle

Please ask your Senator to support amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, which would give adoption priority to military dogs’ handlers.

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160,000 animals saved during 2014: Best Friends’ 30th anniversary year

As 2014 and Best Friends’ 30 year anniversary draws to a close, Bela’s arrival is just the latest among many year-end highlights in our effort to Save Them All.

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The continuing upside of the Michael Vick dogfighting bust

Vicktory dogs serve as models for lifesaving Delaware law that now ensures dogs seized from dogfighting ring busts to be individually evaluated.

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South Dakota, that howling you hear is the sound of independence

It’s time to celebrate South Dakota Pit Bull Independence Day, as Senate Bill 75 bans breed discrimination.

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Pit bull terrier initiatives progress

We are making progress to educate the public about the plight of pit bull terriers and change stereotypes about them.

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Puppy mill initiatives progress

We have made progress in drive to shut down puppy mills, though movement is still a grassroots one that needs your support.

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How are we doing?

As a mission-driven organization, tracking our progress with detailed metrics serves to keep us on track and make us accountable to donors.

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California shelter bill pulled amid controversy

Amid controversy, California AB 2343, which would have updated te Hayden Act, was tabled.

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Update on California shelter bill

Best Friends has concerns over California AB 2343, the proposed law to update the historic Hayden Act.

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