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Legislative Alerts & Updates

Support pet-friendly legislation. Select an alert relevant to where you live and fill out the contact fields with your info.
Note: Where applicable, a personalized email will be sent to the decision maker(s) on your behalf.

CA: Support a lifesaving budget for dogs and cats in shelters
California residents: Help pets in need. Urge your state legislators to approve the Governor's budget proposal.
Chicago Ridge, IL: Support the Humane Animal Shelter Ordinance
Chicago Ridge residents: Use your voice to protect pets in shelters. Urge the Board of Trustees to adopt the Humane Animal Shelter Ordinance.
GA: Protect Cobb County cats!
Urge county leaders to support your Community Cat Program.
IL: Help keep pets in loving homes
Illinois residents: Support Senate Bill 2973 for pet-friendly affordable housing.
IL: Help stop breed discrimination by insurance companies
Illinois residents: Urge your state legislators to support Senate Bill 2462.
KY: Improve access to vet care for Kentucky pets
Kentucky residents: Ask your legislators to support House Bill 376.
KY: Take action against breed discrimination
Kentucky residents: Urge your legislators to support House Bill 512.
MA: End breed discrimination in housing and insurance markets
Ask your Massachusetts legislators to support lifesaving bills H. 1038 and H. 1037/S. 595.
MN: Take action to help end puppy mills
Minnesota residents: Urge your state legislators to vote yes on humane pet sales bills.
MO: Protect pets and property rights
Missouri residents: Ask your state legislators to support House Bills 2244 and 2241.
NC: Survivors of dogfighting need your help
Urge your senator to vote YES on HB 878.
NC: Urge your senator to vote YES on HB 808
Support the humane transfer of dogs and cats in North Carolina.
NY: Help end breed discrimination in homeowners insurance
New York state residents: Urge your elected officials to support Assembly Bill 723 and Senate Bill 4286.
NY: Use your voice to end puppy mills
New York state residents: Urge your legislators to support a statewide ban on retail pet sales.
OK: Tulsa, act now to save community cats
Tell the City Council you support trap-neuter-return.
PA: Take action for companion animals
Pennsylvania residents: There's still time to stop puppy mills! Support Senate Bill 44 ("Victoria's Law") today.
VA: Support TNR for Virginia cats
Virginia residents: Urge the House of Delegates to support House Bill 1727, creating protections for community cat caretakers.
WA: Let's put an end to puppy mill sales
Washington state residents: Urge your representatives to support a statewide ban on retail pet sales.
WV: Act now to help end greyhound racing
West Virginia: Urge your elected officials to support Senate Bill 285, putting an end to wasteful subsidies for an inhumane industry.
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