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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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House Farm Bill Promotes Commercial Dog Breeding

May 22nd, 2018

Paws Down! May 22, 2018 To proponents of the House Farm Bill that would stop U.S. states from passing laws barring the sale of commercially-bred puppies. According to a recent news article, the U.S. House of Representatives have included an amendment in the bill written by Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) that would bar states from […]

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Maryland Passes Anti Puppy Mill Bill

May 1st, 2018

Paws Up! May 1, 2018 To Maryland Governor Larry Hogan for passing a bill to curb the sale of puppy-mill bred puppies in the state. According to a recent news article, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed a bill into law that would prohibit Maryland pet shops from selling any any dog or cat, except for […]

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