Updated VT Alert: Committee Meeting on Three Bills Impacting Dogs on Wednesday, April 7, 2021
This Wednesday, April 7, starting at 9am, the Vermont House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife will meet to again consider H. 167, H. 172 and H. 316, which impact hunting with dogs, and hear testimony from additional invited guests . The committee hosted two meetings on these bills last week . ESTABLISHMENT OF […]https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/vt-alert-committee-meeting-three-bills-impacting-dogs-wednesday-april-7-2021/ | April 6, 2021
TX HB 1818 Alert: Call, Email, Facebook Message, or Tweet to Take Action Against Harmful Bill Today!
As previously reported, Texas House Bill 1818, which seeks to limit most Texas pet stores from selling purpose-bred dogs, has been assigned to the House Calendars Committee. It is crucial that committee members hear from you about the harm HB 1818 would do to responsible dog ownership if it is enacted as currently worded. SAMPLE […]https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/tx-hb-1818-alert-call-email-facebook-message-tweet-take-action-harmful-bill-today/ | April 6, 2021
Wyoming: Legislature Passes Bill with AKC Amendment Protecting Ownership Rights
On Friday, April 2, the Wyoming Legislature gave final approval to a bill that modifies guidelines for animals being seized on suspicion of cruelty, and subsequent hearings. As approved by a conference committee and the Speaker of the House and Senate President, Senate File 25 includes an amendment requested by AKC to ensure animals will […]https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/wyoming-legislature-passes-bill-akc-amendment-protecting-ownership-rights/ | April 5, 2021
West Virginia: House Passes Comprehensive Animal Welfare Bill with AKC Amendments
Yesterday, the West Virginia House passed House Bill 2095 – comprehensive legislation that seeks to enhance West Virginia’s animal welfare laws covering everything from the care of animals in shelters to the care of animals by private individuals. This legislation will bring West Virginia law into alignment with reasonable, accepted animal husbandry and care laws […]https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/west-virginia-house-passes-comprehensive-animal-welfare-bill-akc-amendments/ | April 1, 2021