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A City In Wisconsin Supports Banning The Sale Of Animals In Pet Stores

June 23rd, 2020

Paws Up!June 23, 2020 To the Whitewater City Council for helping to combat puppy mills. Filth, disease, pain, and hunger are just some of the horrific things that surround puppy and kitten mills. These commercial breeding facilities are given minimum requirements to follow by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Sadly, these entities continue […]

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Alabama Poultry Farmers Outed for Cockfighting, Trafficking to Guam

June 23rd, 2020

Paws Down! To Alabama poultry farmers profiting from cockfighting and animal trafficking. June 23, 2020 Animal welfare groups have exposed poultry farms outside of Birmingham, Alabama, as possible participants in a Guam-based cockfighting ring. After pouring over hundreds of pages of shipping records from the Guam Department of Agriculture, investigators have uncovered that these small […]

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TNR For “Community Cats” Approved In Indiana, PA

June 18th, 2020

Paws Up!June 17, 2020 To the Indiana Borough Council for approving the trap, neuter, and release of community cats to help humanely decrease their population. We are in the midst of kitten season. This time of year, animal shelters and rescues are inundated with these adorable bundles of fur. If these kittens do not make […]

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Update: Increased Protection For Iowa’s Companion Animals Is Waiting for Governor Reynolds’ Approval

June 17th, 2020

Paws Up!June 17, 2020 To the Iowa House and Senate for passing House File 737 to increase the protection for companion animals. Read more here. Update (7/3/20): Governor Reynolds signed the bill!

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Two CA Bills Aim to Shut Down Captive Donor Dog Blood Banks

June 16th, 2020

June 16, 2020 Paws Up! To California legislators Scott Wilk and Richard Bloom for introducing bills that would phase out captive dog donor facilities. Two bills in the California state legislature are about to change many dogs’ lives forever. SB 1115 introduced by Senator Scott Wilk, and AB 1953 introduced by Assemblyman Richard Bloom–both of […]

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