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The USDA is Deregulating Slaughterhouses; Animals and People Will Suffer

December 27th, 2019

December 27, 2019 Several animal welfare organizations have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture after the September approval of a new rule which will further deregulate the factory farm industry, according to a recent news article. The Swine Slaughter Inspection Rule, which goes into effect on December 30th, 2019, will give slaughterhouses […]

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Dorchester Co., SC, Passes Multiple Ordinances To Increase Protection For Companion Animals

December 24th, 2019

To learn more about the dangers of dog tethering, or caring for feral cat colonies through the use of trap, neuter, return (TNR), please download our free brochures.

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NYC Is Pioneering The Way To Monitor Animal Welfare

December 17th, 2019

Paws Up!December 13, 2019 To New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio for signing a bill to create an animal welfare office. The passage of animal welfare legislation, throughout the United States, can be an arduous one–taking years to pass or never being heard. New York City Councilmember Justin Brannan (D-District 43), an avid advocate […]

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Arkansas Casino Decides to End Dog Racing

December 14th, 2019

December 14, 2019 A year after Florida’s landmark vote to ban greyhound racing, a dog racing company in Arkansas has decided to put this practice to an end, without any need for legislation. Southland Racing Corporation in West Memphis, Arkansas, along with the Arkansas Greyhound Kennel Association, came to an agreement this fall to phase […]

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Utah University Teaches Students How to Run a No-Kill Shelter

December 12th, 2019

December 12, 2019 Starting this January, students at Southern Utah University will have the opportunity to learn how to open and operate a no-kill animal shelter. This new certification will require students to complete coursework that will prepare them to open their own animal shelter as well as teach them how to operate a no-kill […]

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