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Protecting TNR Efforts and Feral Cats in Texas

May 30th, 2023

May 22, 2023 Paws Up! To the Texas Humane Legislation Network for playing a vital role in creating House Bill 3660 and to Representatives Cody Vasut (R-Angleton) and Briscoe Cain (R-Deer Park) for introducing this bill in an effort to protect trap, neuter, return (TNR) programs in Texas. HB 3660 clarifies that releasing a feral […]

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Goldie’s Act Promises Protection for Dogs in Puppy Mills

May 24th, 2023

Paws Up! Goldie’s Act has been reintroduced and would establish a better quality of life for dogs in puppy mills. May 24, 2023 If anyone were to set foot in a puppy mill, they would instantly know that the conditions the puppies are kept in are inhumane. These puppies are kept in confined cages and […]

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Update: The PIGS Act Has Been Reintroduced!

May 24th, 2023

Paws Up! Congresswoman Veronica Escobar has reintroduced legislation to increase animal welfare for pregnant pigs. May 24, 2023 It is heartening news that the Pigs In Gestation Stalls Act of 2023, or the PIGS Act of 2023, has been reintroduced. Last year, the bill was introduced as the PIGS Act of 2022. Congresswoman Veronica Escobar […]

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Animals’ Future After Experimentation

April 20th, 2023

Paws Up! Representative Nancy Mace reintroduced Violet’s Law to give animals a chance at adoption after being utilized in animal testing. April 19, 2023 A lot of people do not agree with animal testing, but what happens to these animals after the testing is over? The sad reality is once animals are no longer needed […]

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California Prohibits the Sale of Fur Products

March 21st, 2023

Paws Up! California becomes first state in US to outlaw the sale fur products. March 21, 2023 California made history as the first US state to ban the sale of fur products. Assemblymember Laura Friedman authored Assembly Bill 44, which was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom in 2019. The bill went into effect […]

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