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Washington D.C. Rings in New Year by Passing Animal Welfare Bill

January 24th, 2023

January 23, 2023 Paws Up! The Council of the District of Columbia voted favorably to help create better lives for companion animals and to help prevent animal cruelty from happening in their city. In December 2021, Bill 24-560, known as the Animal Care and Control Omnibus Amendment Act of 2021, was reintroduced by Councilmembers Cheh, Nadeau, Allen, Lewis […]

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Captive Primate Safety Act Signed Into Law

January 24th, 2023

Paws Up! Primates and humans gain added protection with the Captive Primate Safety Act Act passing. January 24, 2023 H.R. 3135: Captive Primate Safety Act, introduced by Representative Earl Blumenauer, was enacted on December 20, 2022. This bill was incorporated into H.R. 263: Big Cat Public Safety Act. The Captive Primate Safety Act is an […]

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Compromise for Beavers and Humans to Coexist

January 24th, 2023

Paws Up! The DAMS for Beavers Act, introduced by Representative Suzan DelBene, provides a solution for humans and beavers to live together harmoniously. January 24, 2023 Beavers and humans are working to live symbiotically. Currently, beavers are unknowingly causing damage to people’s property by using their natural instincts to create dams. Representative Suzan DelBene introduced […]

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Standards for Doghouses Are Being Addressed in Tennessee

January 24th, 2023

January 23, 2023 Paws Up! Tennessee Senator Jon Lundberg is advocating to create safer outdoor shelters for canine companions exposed to the elements. What do dogs need to live happy and healthy lives? Does food, water, shelter, veterinary care, companionship, affection, exercise, and love come to your mind? To the average dog lover, all these […]

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Update: President Biden Signs Big Cat Public Safety Act

December 22nd, 2022

December 22, 2022 Paws Up! President Biden signed the Big Cat Public Safety Act on 12/20/22. (Read more about this law here.) Will you show your support for this vital legislation by sending President Biden a thank you email today?

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