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Cracking Down on Illegal Cockfighting in Monterey Co., CA

January 15th, 2021

Paws Up!January 13, 2021 To animal welfare advocates for their insistence to bring to light the presence of illegal cockfighting in Monterey County, CA. The vicious world of animal fighting is illegal in the United States, yet this sickening form of entertainment continues to thrive. Watching dogs, or roosters, fight until they are too injured, […]

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Update: House Bill 33 Becomes Ohio Law!

January 13th, 2021

Paws Up! To Governor Mike DeWine for signing House Bill 33 into law and helping to protect abused animals! January 13, 2021 On January 6, 2021, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed House Bill 33 into law, which will require veterinarians, law enforcement officers, and dog wardens to report animal abuse. People who report the abuse […]

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FL HB 177 Would Fine People for Abandoning Animals in Storms

January 8th, 2021

Paws Up! To Florida Representative Emily Slosberg for introducing legislation to protect companion animals from abandonment. January 8, 2021 Hurricanes ravage the Florida coastline multiple times a year, leaving paths of devastation behind and many families scattered. The threat of an impending storm such as a tornado or hurricane, like Hurricane Irma, would be terrifying […]

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North Las Vegas Improves Animal Welfare Laws After Dog’s Tragic Death Last Summer

January 7th, 2021

Paws Up! To the North Las Vegas City Council for strengthening their animal welfare ordinances. January 7, 2021 Last summer, the citizens of North Las Vegas were up in arms after the horrible death of Lily, a chained dog who succumbed to the torturous Nevada heat because her owner would not bring her inside (see […]

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Allie’s Law Sought to Help Abused Animals in Florida

December 17th, 2020

Update: Florida Senator Jason Pizzo has introduced S 216 to require veterinarians to report suspected animal abuse. Paws Up!December 17, 2020 To Florida Representatives Dan Daley and Scott Plakon for supporting House Bill 621 in an effort to help stop animal abuse. Veterinarians use their expertise to diagnose and treat the numerous patients they see […]

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