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New Law in Ohio Cracks Down on Inhumane Puppy Mill Practices

July 19th, 2018

  Paws Up! To Ohio Governor John Kasich for passing new law to combat puppy mills. According to a recent news article, Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed a new bill into law to improve living conditions for dogs in large breeding facilities. The new law makes it illegal for breeders to stack cages. Likewise, […]

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Louisiana’s SB 160 Will Protect Tethered Animals In Extreme Weather

July 16th, 2018

Paws Up! July 16, 2018 To Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards (D) for signing Senate Bill 160 that will protect tethered animals during extreme weather conditions. Extreme weather conditions pose a threat to many animals who exist on the end of a chain. When these companion animals are not given the chance to find safety […]

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Proposed Law in Michigan Would Stop Cities From Banning Sale of Puppy Mill Animals

May 25th, 2018

Paws Down! May 25, 2018 To Rep. Hank Vaupel of Livingston County, MI, for introducing HB5917 that would prevent cities and counties in Michigan from banning the retail sale of puppies bred in puppy mills.  The states of California and Maryland and more than 260 cities in the U.S., including Miami, Boston, New York City, […]

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San Francisco, CA, Considering Ban On Plastic Straws

May 23rd, 2018

Paws Up! May 23, 2018 To San Fransisco, CA, Supervisor Katy Tang for proposing an ordinance to ban the sale of plastic straws in the city. Plastic may be lightweight, cheap, and convenient for restaurateurs, but there is no doubt that our environment is becoming clogged by discarded plastic straws and containers. City Supervisor Katy […]

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N.H. Bill To Fight Animal Cruelty Dies in House

May 22nd, 2018

Paws Down! May 22, 2018 To New Hampshire state legislators who would not support a bill to prevent animal neglect and cruelty by dog breeders. Last year, more than 80 Great Dane adult dogs and puppies were seized from a home in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, after police found the dogs living in filthy, overcrowded conditions. […]

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