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Woodbridge, NJ, Has Passed An Ordinance To Restrict Dog Tethering

March 22nd, 2017

Paws Up! To Mayor John McCormac of Woodbridge, New Jersey, for passing a restricted tethering ordinance. According to a recent news article, beginning March 1, 2017, dog owners in Woodbridge, New Jersey, will need to abide by a stringent set of guidelines in regard to tethering their dogs outside. Prolonged tethering has adverse physical and […]

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NC Has Introduced a “Dog Breeding Standards Bill”

March 21st, 2017

Paws Up! To North Carolina Representatives, Jason Saine, Jonathan Jordan, John Bradford, and Pricey Harrison for sponsoring House Bill 179 to create a standard of care for the dogs of breeders. Puppies are absolutely adorable. Who wouldn’t smile when watching their cute antics while romping and playing? Unfortunately, in a store where there are a continuous […]

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University of Washington Allows Primate to Slowly Die of Thirst

March 21st, 2017

Paws Down! To the University of Washington in Seattle for allowing a female pigtail macaque to perish in a university research lab after being denied water for 2-3 days. According to a recent news article, the United States Department of Agriculture – Animal and Plant Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) has cited the University of Washington in […]

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New Bill in New Mexico Would Help Social Workers Identify Signs of Animal Cruelty

March 19th, 2017

Paws Up! To New Mexico’s House of Representatives for unanimously voting in favor of House Joint Memorial 6 to train specific public safety and child welfare employees to recognize the signs of animal abuse. According to The Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), people who abuse animals are five times more likely to abuse family members.  […]

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Florida Legislators Pushing for State Animal Abuser Registry

March 17th, 2017

Paws Up! To Florida House Representatives Jared Moskowitz, David Richardson, and Blaise Ingoglia for sponsoring House Bill 871 that would create a statewide animal abuse registry. A group of Florida legislators are fighting to protect animals by  sponsoring  H.B. 871, that would establish a statewide animal abuser registry.  According to a recent news article, Representatives […]

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