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Las Vegas Voters Demand Better Animal Welfare Laws After Dog’s Tragic Death

September 4th, 2020

Paws Down! To the North Las Vegas City Council and Animal Control for failure to enact and enforce stricter animal welfare ordinances in their city. September 4, 2020 The average high temperature in Las Vegas in August is 104 degrees. While most Nevadans shelter from the heat and sun in their air-conditioned homes or workplaces, […]

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Representative Neguse Introduces the Animal Cruelty Enforcement Act

August 28th, 2020

Paws Up!August 21, 2020 To Representative Joe Neguse for introducing H.R. 8052 that will create a division within the Department of Justice to oversee the enforcement of felony animal cruelty crimes. The passage of animal welfare laws rely on the collective efforts by individuals, communities, leaders, lawmakers, and law enforcement agencies to further increase the […]

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Infamous “Tiger King” Zoo is Shut Down Amidst Animal Welfare Violations

August 19th, 2020

Paws Up! To the USDA for finally shutting down Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park in Oklahoma. August 19, 2020 While “Tiger King” Joe Exotic, who was made famous after a blockbuster Netflix documentary series that aired this spring, currently serves his twenty-two years in prison for animal abuse and hiring someone to murder the owner […]

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Update: Pit Bulls Will Be on the Voting Ballot in Colorado

August 19th, 2020

Paws Up!August 19, 2020 To the Denver City Councilmembers for voting in favor to let Coloradoans decide whether or not to get rid of the current pit bull ban in Denver. At the beginning of 2020, there was cause for celebration for pit bulls in Denver, Colorado, when city councilmembers passed an ordinance to change the pit […]

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U.S. Representatives Introduce Bill to Ban Greyhound Racing Nationwide

August 4th, 2020

Paws Up! To Congressman Tony Cardenas for introducing legislation that would phase out dog racing in the United States. August 4, 2020 On Wednesday, July 29th, 2020, Congressman Tony Cardenas (D-CA) introduced the Greyhound Protection Act, which would phase out all live dog racing across the United States. As more and more states pass legislation […]

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