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NJ Passes “Moose’s Law” to Protect Animals from Abusers

July 9th, 2020

Paws Up! To the New Jersey State Senate for passing legislation to keep animal abusers from owning pets. July 9, 2020 New Jersey Senator Kip Bateman successfully guided Moose’s Law through the state legislature this past week, giving employers the ability to do background checks on potential volunteers and employees of animal-related businesses. Named after […]

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Update: Companion Animals Are Better Protected Thanks To Governor Reynolds!

July 3rd, 2020

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Update: House Votes to Keep Horses Safer on the Road

July 3rd, 2020

Paws Up! To the U.S. House of Representatives for voting in favor of the Horse Transportation Safety Act. July 3, 2020 The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1400, The Horse Transportation Safety Act, on Wednesday. This legislation will now be added to House Resolution 2, the Moving Forward Act, which is expected to be […]

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New Bill Would Help Communities Plant More Trees

June 30th, 2020

Paws Up! To Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Shelly Capito (R-WV) for introducing the TREE Act. June 30, 2020 Senators from both sides of the aisle came together last week in an effort to improve Americans’ neighborhoods with the introduction of the TREE Act of 2020. The Tackling Energy burdens Efficiently (TREE) Act would implement […]

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Dorchester Co., SC, Approves 2020 Puppy Mill Ordinance

June 24th, 2020

Paws Up!June 23, 2020 The Dorchester County Council for voting in favor of the 2020 Puppy Mill Ordinance. Legislation to combat puppy mills, also known as commercial breeders, is an ongoing fight throughout the United States. These breeders are known for heartlessly allowing animals to suffer in deplorable conditions to satisfy demand and greed. Many […]

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