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Los Angeles Votes to Put an End to Fur Sales

October 5th, 2018

Paws Up! To the Los Angeles City Council, for voting unanimously to ban the sale of fur within the city.   10/05/18 Los Angeles has recently taken steps to join the ranks with West Hollywood, Berkeley, and San Francisco in becoming a fur-less city. From mink stoles to “lucky” rabbits’ feet, the city of Los […]

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U.S. Government Implementing Dangerous Sterilization Surgeries on Wild Horses

October 4th, 2018

Paws Down! To the Bureau of Land Management for implementing inhumane sterilization procedures to attempt to control the wild horse population in Oregon.   10/04/18 Animal rights activists are aghast at hearing the news that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM)is planning to follow through on a controversial research project involving the sterilization of wild […]

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Federal Government Moves to Delist Gray Wolf to Aid Ranchers

October 3rd, 2018

Paws Down! To the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources for supporting H.R. 6784, the “Manage Our Wolves Act,” which would move to delist gray wolves from the Endangered Species List.   10/03/18 On September 26th, the Committee on Natural Resources voted in favor of  the Manage Our Wolves Act, which would remove […]

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Shrine Circus Continues to Exploit Animals Despite Incident Injuring Seven People

September 28th, 2018

Paws Down! To The Shrine Circus for continuing to subject animals to abuse and harsh environments of circus performing, even in the wake of an animal-involved incident which sent seven people to the hospital.   9/28/18 Animal abuse has been synonymous with circuses for as long as they have been in the animal entertainment business. […]

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NY Governor Cuomo Signs S7388B To Better Protect Pets

September 27th, 2018

Paws Up! September 22, 2018 To New York Governor Andrew Cuomo for signing S7388B to protect companion animals when families are evicted from their homes. Companion animals are commonplace in the lives of many Americans today. Laws to better protect their well-being are continually being passed throughout the United States from tethering restrictions or bans […]

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