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Wild Horses Are Being Removed by the BLM in Sand Wash Basin, CO, and Utah

September 14th, 2021

September 9, 2021 Paws Down! Hundreds of wild horses and burros are removed from their habitat by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Forest Service (FS) in an effort to manage increasing herd populations. Millions of dollars are spent executing these roundups and caring for the horses and burros in long-term holding facilities. A […]

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California Legislators Pass Bill to End Captive Dog Blood Banks

September 3rd, 2021

Paws Up! To Senator Scott Wilk and Assembly Member Richard Bloom for leading a bipartisan effort to shut down captive donor blood banks in California. September 3, 2021 An often overlooked and forgotten necessity for our animals in times of medical crises is donated blood. Just like humans, many times dogs with traumatic injuries or […]

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Illinois Bans Retail Sale of Pets in Stores

August 28th, 2021

Paws Up! To Illinois Governor Pritzker for signing a bill that will require pet stores to only offer shelter animals up for adoption. August 28, 2021 Illinois has just joined ranks with California and Maryland for banning retail pet stores from selling animals obtained from commercial breeding facilities, or puppy mills. Retail pet stores often […]

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Ollie’s Law Aims to Raise the Standard for Dog Care in Massachusetts

August 25th, 2021

Paws Up! To MA citizen Amy Baxter and State Rep. Brian Ashe for introducing a bill that would standardize care for dogs in pet-boarding facilities. August 25, 2021 A Massachusetts resident is using her tragedy to help make improvements to dog care facilities in the state. Amy Baxter of East Longmeadow, MA, has spearheaded a […]

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Canyon’s Law Seeks to Ban Cyanide Bombs From Being Used on Public Lands

August 13th, 2021

August 12, 2021 To Representative DeFazio for reintroducing Canyon’s Law to ban the use of cyanide bombs used to control wildlife predators. If you have ever lost a beloved companion animal, then you know the pain and grief that follows in the wake of their death. One Idaho family hopes they can keep other families […]

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