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D.C.’s Mayor Supports Ban On Ivory and Rhino Horn Trafficking

June 13th, 2020

Paws Up! To D.C. Councilmember Mary Cheh (Ward 3) for leading the sponsorship of the Ivory and Horn Trafficking Prohibition Act of 2020. Elephants and rhinos are both powerful creatures that are suffering at the hands of humans. Elephants are heartlessly killed for their tusks and rhinos for their horns to supply the wildlife trafficking […]

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APHIS Sets Higher Standards of Care for Dogs

May 14th, 2020

May 14, 2020 The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has announced improvements to the treatment of dogs at all USDA-inspected facilities, as well as provisions to prevent previous license holders to obtain license renewals if they have not met the standards of care as described in the Animal Welfare Act. These new provisions […]

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Colorado Initiative 107 Supports Reintroducing Endangered Gray Wolves

May 14th, 2020

Paws Up!May 14, 2020 To the Rocky Mountain Wolf Action Fund for proposing Colorado’s Initiative 107 that will help repopulate the endangered gray wolf. The gray wolf, also known as the timber wolf, has been non-existent in Colorado since the 1940s. How did these magnificent, apex predators become absent? Sadly, humans are the reason. Due […]

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Felony Cruelty Charges Dropped for PA Teen Who Tortured Deer on Camera

May 12th, 2020

May 12, 2020 Last November, citizens of Pennsylvania were outraged when a video surfaced showing two teenagers torturing a helpless deer. A public investigation immediately began to identify the two perpetrators in the video, and soon, they were identified as 18-year-old Alex Smith of Brookville, Pennsylvania, and an unnamed 17-year-old boy. The graphic and disturbing […]

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U.S. District Judge Throws Out FL Greyhound Lawsuit

May 7th, 2020

May 6, 2020 After 2018’s landmark decision in which nearly 70% of Floridians voted in favor of Amendment 13’s statewide ban on greyhound racing, several pro-racing groups such as Support Working Dogs Inc., as well as other individuals who opposed the new law, challenged the amendment claiming it was unconstitutional. The lawsuit, which was filed […]

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