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Florida Continues the Fight for a Statewide Animal Abuser Registry

January 19th, 2022

January 14, 2022 Paws Up! Florida Representative Kristen Arrington and Senator Shervin Jones are fighting to protect animals and keep them out of the hands of animal abusers with House Bill 1341/Senate Bill 1806. The unspeakable acts of violence and neglect inflicted on animals by abusers are disturbing. The sight of skeletal dogs like Vee and Ethan in Kentucky […]

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Senseless Killing Contests of Coyotes Continue in Nevada

January 8th, 2022

January 5, 2022 Paws Down! Sadly, in the fall of 2021, the Nevada Board of Wildlife Commission voted to continue allowing killing contests of predators in their state.  Many have found solace and rejuvenation in the midst of the great outdoors. The natural wonders encountered in its landscapes and the animals living there have caused many […]

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Penny Bautista Act Would Fine Floridians for Tethering Pets

January 7th, 2022

Paws Up! To FL Rep. Slosberg and Senator Taddeo for introducing a bill that would save dogs from a life on a chain. January 7, 2022 Living a life on a chain is a traumatic and sad experience for an animal. Deprived of natural interaction and enrichment, many chained dogs develop aggressive and defensive behaviors. […]

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New Hampshire Passes Laws to Help Animals

December 29th, 2021

Paws Up! To New Hampshire Governor Sununu for signing three bills into law that will make a better life for animals. December 29, 2021 The New Hampshire legislature has been busy the past few months passing important laws that will help dogs, cats, and wildlife in the White Mountain State. Here are the three new […]

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Monarch Butterflies Are Making a Comeback!

December 22nd, 2021

Paws Up! to conservationists and others across the country in their efforts to bolster the monarch butterfly population. December 22, 2021 As the number of migrating monarch butterflies overwintering (when butterflies hang from trees overnight) in Mexico and Canada dwindled to all-time lows the past five years, conservation experts have been warning the public that […]

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