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Alaska Bill Would Grant Pets Greater Legal Protection

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To Alaska House Representative Liz Vazquez for introducing a bill that would grant companion animalsgreater legal protection in the state of Alaska. 175 more words

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"Rocky's Law" Establishes Animal Abuser Registry in Orange County, NY

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To the county legislature of Orange County, NY, for enacting “Rocky’s Law,” which establishes an online registry of animal cruelty offenders and prohibits offenders from owning companion animals. 179 more words

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Natural Bridge Zoo Closes to the Public

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To Rockbridge County Circuit Judge Michael Irvine for upholding the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries’ decision to revoke the Natural Bridge Zoo’s state permit. 306 more words

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Long Beach, CA, Passes Mandatory Dog Spay and Neuter Ordinance

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To the City Council of Long Beach, California, who voted unanimously for the mandatory spay and neuter ordinance for dog owners.

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Federal Court Rules to Protect Ocean Wildlife from Military Training Program

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To U.S. District Court Judge Susan Oki Mollway for upholding animal protection laws in a recent ruling regarding military training in the Pacific Ocean. 163 more words

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Ohio Introduces Dog Chaining Ban


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To Ohio Representative John Barnes, Jr. for sponsoring a bill to ban continuous dog chaining in Ohio.



The practice of continually tethering pets outside for extended periods of time is known to be both harmful to animals and the communities they live in.  301 more words

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American Trophy Hunters Travel to South Africa for Chance to Kill "Unusual" African Wildlife

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To Africa Hunt Lodge in Texas for supporting a 2500-acre trophy-hunting ranch in South Africa.

According to a recent news article, businessman Barry York has become a wealthy man operating a… 247 more words

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