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BREAKING: Utah governor signs Best Friends BDL preemption bill

Utah governor signs HB 97, prohibiting any local government in the state from enacting breed-discriminatory legislation.

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Opponents of community cat programs: A desperate struggle for relevance

Community cat program opponents are more interested in preserving status quo than implementing lifesaving programs.

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A big Best Friends win for the animals in Utah — the battle rages in Missouri

Many of us here at Best Friends spent yesterday afternoon sitting on the edge of our office chairs. We were captivated (and nervous!) watching the live feed of the Utah Senate’s last day. Already passed by the State House, our preemption bill would prevent any local government from enacting breed-discriminatory legislation (BDL). As the debate [...]

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Good Samaritan bills in Maryland

Legislation initiated by Best Friends in Maryland seeks to protect community cat caregivers and their charges.

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Great victories for puppies and pit bull terriers

It’s been an incredible week for the animals! Huge strides have been made in South Dakota and Chicago.

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2013: A benchmark year for Best Friends and the animals

The past 12 months have been a time of lifesaving progress for Best Friends and the animals.

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Resolution to Los Angeles TNR injunction in the works

The city of Los Angeles is considering a resolution to the TNR injunction. Your voice is needed.

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FDA proposes expanded role in pet food oversight

Food and Drug Administration considers regulating the manufacture of food intended for animals.

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California Sheltering Report recommendations

Suggestions regarding owner-surrendered pets and shelter hold times could be surprising to some.

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A California sheltering report with national implications

A analysis of and reaction to California’s progress toward doing right by the animals.

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