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California Lawmaker Pushes for Statewide Fur Ban

December 5th, 2018

Paws Up! To California State Assemblymember, Laura Friedman, for introducing a bill that would ban fur sales in the entire state of California.   12/5/18 Assembly Bill 44, entitled The California Fur Ban, would ban all sales of fur and fur products throughout the entire state of California. It would also be illegal to trade, […]

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Dog Tethering Banned In Hall County, GA

November 21st, 2018

Paws Up! November 17, 2018 To councilmembers in Hall County, Georgia, for banning continuous dog tethering. Tethering for prolonged periods of time creates many adverse effects on a dog’s well-being. A dog who lives outside on a chain is subjected to physical harm from other animals, disease, hypothermia, heatstroke, and strangulation. Not to mention the […]

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Albemarle County, VA, Restricts Dog Tethering

November 20th, 2018

Paws Up! November 20, 2018 To lawmakers in Albemarle County, Virginia, for restricting the amount of time dog owners can tether their dogs unsupervised. Dog tethering for prolonged periods of time is being restricted in Albemarle County, Virginia. According to a recent news article, dog-owning residents of Albemarle County will only be allowed to tether […]

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U.S. House of Representatives Vote to Remove Federal Protections from Gray Wolves

November 20th, 2018

Paws Down! To the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 6784, The Manage Our Wolves Act, which will remove the gray wolf from the Endangered Species List. 11/20/18 In a 196-180 vote on Friday, November 16th, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to end the federal protections that gray wolves have had for nearly […]

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2 Cities In Alabama Have Banned Dog Tethering

November 20th, 2018

Paws Up! November 16, 2018 To the Athens City Council and Huntsville City Council in Alabama for passing ordinances to ban the practice of tethering dogs outside for prolonged periods of time. Watching dogs run and play outside with reckless abandon warms the hearts of many people. After a sprinting session or zoomy time, they exude […]

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