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NY Alert: Pet Theft Bill Advancing! Ask Your Senator to Support SB 1495


New York Senate Bill 1495, which would criminalize stealing a pet from someone’s property, has been approved by the Senate Codes Committee and has been calendared for consideration by the full Senate.

New York dog owners: Please contact your State Senators, and ask them to support Senate Bill 1495! 

Go to for a full list of New York Senators.

The AKC Government Relations Department (AKC GR) will continue to monitor this legislation and provide updates as they are available.  For questions or more information, contact AKC GR at (919) 816-3720 or

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