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New Bill In NY Would Keep Tenants from Leaving Pets Behind

October 6th, 2017

Paws Up! October 6, 2017 To Manhattan Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal for drafting the bill “No Pet Left Behind.” It happens more often than we think. Tenants who are evicted or who spontaneously move out of a rental residence, leave their pets behind on the property. Sometimes the animals are locked inside a house or apartment […]

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An Arizona Senator is Pushing for State Animal Cruelty Registry

September 30th, 2017

Paws Up! September 28, 2017 To Arizona Sen. John Kavanagh, R-Fountain Hills, for pushing to establish a statewide animal cruelty registry in Arizona. The most extreme forms of animal cruelty — animal torture, violence against animals, competitive animal fighting, and the malicious killing of an animal must be taken seriously. Not only are people who […]

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CA May Become First State To Ban Retail Sale of Puppies, Kittens

September 19th, 2017

Paws Up! September 19, 2017 The the California Legislature for passing a bill to prevent pet stores from selling commercially-bred puppies, kittens, and rabbits. According to a recent news article,  new bill AB485 in California may stop pet stores in the state from selling commercially bred, mass-produced dogs, cats, and rabbits.  Over 200 cities and […]

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New Jersey’s A-772 Will Increase The Penalty for Animal Abuse

September 13th, 2017

Paws Up! July 6, 2017 To the New Jersey Assembly for approving Assembly Bill 772 that will increase penalties for animal abuse. According to a recent news article, New Jersey legislators are pushing to increase the current penalties that animal abusers will face upon conviction. Animal abuse is abhorrent and legislators in New Jersey believe […]

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Update on Rhode Island’s H5326

September 13th, 2017

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