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A Bill That Would Have Given Florida Veterinarians The Right To Report Animal Abuse Has Died

May 24th, 2019

May 15, 2019Paws Down! To the Florida Commerce Committee for allowing HB 379 to die that would have given veterinarians the right to report suspected animal abuse. The legislative process is a prolonged one, especially when it comes to passing laws that would better protect the well-being of animals. When veterinarians, who choose to devote […]

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Louisiana Has Introduced A Bill That Would Create A Statewide Animal Abuse Registry

May 24th, 2019

May 16, 2019Paws Up! To Louisiana Representative Robby Carter (D-District 72) for introducing House Bill 161 to create a statewide animal abuse registry. Choosing to bring an animal into your home can be one of the most rewarding experiences. Animals enrich our lives both physically, emotionally, and mentally with their companionship and unconditional devotion. When […]

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Legislators In Maine Petition For LD 1442 To Be The Voice For Animals in Cruelty Cases

May 16th, 2019

May 14, 2019Paws Up! To Representative Donna Bailey (D–14th District) in Maine for sponsoring LD 1442 to help animals during cruelty cases. Animal cruelty is abhorrent, and it is against the law. Laws to help prosecute animal cruelty offenders are gaining ground throughout the United States. Recently, Virginia’s Governor Northam passed Tommie’s Law to increase […]

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New Jersey Governor Signs Two Animal Welfare Bills Into Law

May 15th, 2019

Paws Up! To New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy for signing S2674 and S1923 into law, improving the lives of animals in the Garden State. May 15, 2019 Last week, Governor Phil Murphy signed Bill S2674 which will allow enforcement officers to more easily seize dogs from homes that are violating tethering laws. The law states […]

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Rhode Islanders Push for Mandatory Microchipping

May 1st, 2019

Paws Up! To Rhode Island Senator Erin Lynch Prata for introducing a law that would require all dogs and cats to be microchipped. May 1, 2019 The benefits of having your dog or cat microchipped are invaluable, but most of all, it can ensure that if your animal is ever lost they can easily be […]

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