January 23, 2023
The Council of the District of Columbia voted favorably to help create better lives for companion animals and to help prevent animal cruelty from happening in their city.
In December 2021, Bill 24-560, known as the Animal Care and Control Omnibus Amendment Act of 2021, was reintroduced by Councilmembers Cheh, Nadeau, Allen, Lewis George, and Pinto to create a more humane world for the animals in Washington D.C. Although it took over a year to come to fruition, the passage of this bill is a celebration for companion animals. The amended law
Take Action: Does your city or county have similar laws protecting animals? If not, please consider contacting your local representative to help pass animal welfare laws in your area. Your actions can create change for animals.