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Massachusetts Could Change Animal Lives with this New Housing Bill

February 22nd, 2024

February 22nd, 2024 Paws Up! Massachusetts Senate Proposes Bill to Protect Dogs from Housing Discrimination A safe, warm home is one of the most basic necessities for any animal. Despite being a simple need, securing homes for families who have companion animals is becoming an increasingly complicated issue in our modern world. One of the […]

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New York joins the Movement to End Wildlife-Killing Contests

February 14th, 2024

Paws Up! New York Governor Signs Legislation to End Wildlife Killing Contests February 14th, 2024 The forests across our nation are teeming with fascinating animals, and the predators of this landscape stand out as iconic figures of the wild world. But these creatures are much more than just symbols of cunning, loyalty, or resilience: they […]

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Animal Protection Increased in Oregon

September 8th, 2023

Paws Up! Oregon Governor passes two new animal welfare bills. September 8, 2023 Tina Kotek, the Governor of Oregon, signed two bills in July and August of 2023. Both of these bills give added protection to animals in the state. The Governor signed H.B. 2915, which prohibits pet retail stores from selling cats or dogs. […]

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Western Monarch Butterflies Need Help

August 22nd, 2023

Paws Up! H.R. 4350: The MONARCH Act would sustain and conserve the western monarch butterfly population. August 22, 2023 Monarch butterflies are sure to bring a smile to anyone’s face when they flutter by. Not only are they beautiful, but they also play a vast role in creating healthy ecosystems, biodiversity, and our food supply. […]

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A Win for Pigs and Calves!

August 22nd, 2023

Paws Up! New Jersey passes a bill to prohibit gestation and veal crates for pregnant pigs and calves. August 22, 2023 July 26, 2023, was a victorious day for pigs and calves in New Jersey. Governor Phil Murphy signed A.1970/S.1298 into law banning gestation and veal crates in the state. Currently, eleven states have banned […]

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