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Posts Tagged "Legislation"

RIP, Tom Hayden

The animal welfare community loses advocate responsible for passage of California’s Hayden Act.

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California governor signs bill to save dogs seized in fight ring busts

Thanks to recent legislation with bipartisan support, dogs seized from fighting cases in California now have a chance at new lives.

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Investing in the future: Why cities need to fund new animal shelters

Animal shelters around the country are part of a crumbling infrastructure. Lend your voice and vote to make pets a priority.

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Enshrining the rights of pets

The town of Trigueros del Valle in Spain passes a bill of rights for pets, leading one to speculate about a nation that never began the killing of homeless pets.

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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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“Get out of jail free” card for cats passed by Arizona legislature

Thanks to new legislation, free-roaming cats in Arizona can avoid the mandatory time hold at shelters and instead be quickly fixed, vaccinated and returned.

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Will declawing be outlawed in New York?

Animal-friendly legislation is introduced that could make New York the first state in the U.S. to make declawing of domestic cats illegal.

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Best Friends staff members get involved locally to Save them All

The commitment to Save Them All extends beyond the 9-5 workday for many remote Best Friends employees who advocate for animals in their own communities.

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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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