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Cat Declawing Is Banned in Madison, WI

December 9th, 2021

December 7, 2021 Paws Up! To the Madison City Common Council for passing File No. 67344 to protect the well-being of felines by banning the cruel practice of declawing. Do you share your life with a feline friend? If you do, then you have experienced the comfort of rhythmic purring sessions, loving head bumps, 3 […]

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The BARK Act Would Help Feed Homeless Animals

December 4th, 2021

December 2, 2021 Paws Up! House Bill 5684 was introduced by Representative Jaime Raskin and 20 other representatives to help feed homeless animals. Non-profit animal humane societies and rescues throughout the country are constantly battling the never-ending cycle of animal homelessness. Adoption day is a joyous day, but the vacant spot is quickly filled by […]

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USDA Has Been Turning a Blind Eye to Animal Neglect at Puppy Mills in Iowa

December 4th, 2021

Paws Down! To USDA for failing to report Animal Welfare Act violations in commercial dog breeding facilities. December 4, 2021 According to a recent press release by U.S. Congresswoman Cindy Axne, the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) needs a makeover immediately. Appalled by the recent puppy mill scandal in her home state, Rep. Cindy Axne (D-IA) […]

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Texas Gov Abbott Signs Statewide Dog Tethering Bill

November 24th, 2021

Paws Up! To Governor Greg Abbott for signing Senate Bill 5, which will protect dogs from extreme weather and a life on a chain. November 24, 2021 Dogs in Texas will finally be given extra protection next year after Governor Abbott signed SB5 into law last month. This new law, which goes into effect on […]

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Veterinarians in New York Are Now Required to Report Suspected Animal Abuse

November 9th, 2021

November 3, 2021 Paws Up! To Governor Hochul for signing S5023A to help animals suffering from abuse. The sad reality is animal cruelty occurs daily in some homes throughout the United States. At the beginning of 2021, New York Senator Michael Gianaris (D-District 12) sponsored a bill to help bring to light animals suffering from […]

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