Ask Governor Cuomo to Support Bill Allowing Pets on Public Transportation During Emergencies
New York residents are encouraged to ask Governor Cuomo to support Senate Bill 2589, which would allow owners to take their companion animals on public transportation if a state of emergency is declared.
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/ask-governor-cuomo-to-support-bill-allowing-pets-on-public-transportation-during-emergencies/ | October 12, 2017
Massachusetts: More Dog Bills Scheduled for Hearings Next Week
Earlier this week, AKC Government Relations (AKC GR) provided an action alert on two Massachusetts bills of major concern, House Bill 1080 and Senate Bill 1155, in preparation for their committee hearing next week. Since then, additional bills have been scheduled for consideration next week.
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/massachusetts-more-dog-bills-scheduled-for-hearings-next-week/ | October 12, 2017
Troublesome Massachusetts Bills Scheduled for Upcoming Hearings ‘ ACTION NEEDED!
Massachusetts residents, take action now! AKC Government Relations has learned that House Bill 1080 and Senate Bill 1155, which seek to be impose regulatory oversight over personal and commercial kennels, mandate annual inspections of all kennels, and create consumer protections laws is scheduled for consideration by the Joint Municipalities and Regional Government Committee on Tuesday, […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/troublesome-massachusetts-bills-scheduled-for-upcoming-hearings-action-needed/ | October 9, 2017
Guilford County to Vote on Mandatory Spay/Neuter on Thursday- Call Now!
The Guilford County (NC) Commission is holding a second hearing on Thursday, October 5, on a proposal that would require the sterilization of all dogs over 6 months old in the county unless you pay a $200 permit for every intact dog you own, with very few vague exemptions that will not protect responsible dog […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/guilford-county-to-vote-on-mandatory-spay-neuter-on-thursday-call-now/ | October 3, 2017
Reminder: USDA-APHIS Seeks Public Input on Potential Changes to AWA Licensing Requirements
In August, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) issued a public request for comment on potential changes to the Animal Welfare Act's (AWA) licensing requirements.
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/reminder-usda-aphis-seeks-public-input-on-potential-changes-to-awa-licensing-requirements/ | September 22, 2017
REMINDER: Guilford County, NC, to Consider Mandatory Spay/Neuter Proposal Tonight
The Guilford County (NC) Commission is holding a public hearing this afternoon, Thursday, September 21, at 5PM, on a proposal that would require cat and dog owners to spay/neuter their dogs by the age of 6 months or pay a $200 fee for an intact animal permit.
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/reminder-guilford-county-nc-to-consider-mandatory-spay-neuter-proposal-tonight/ | September 21, 2017
Support Illinois Resolution Endorsing AKC’s Canine Good Citizen Program
Illinois House Resolution 602, sponsored by Representative Sara Wojcicki Jimenez, endorses the American Kennel Club's Canine Good Citizen Program and supports its efforts to promote responsible dog ownership.
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/support-illinois-resolution-endorsing-akcs-canine-good-citizen-program-2/ | September 18, 2017
Ask Guilford County, NC to Not Proceed with Mandatory Spay/Neuter Proposal on September 21
The Guilford County (NC) Commission is holding a public hearing on Thursday, September 21, on a proposal that would require cat and dog owners to spay/neuter their dogs by the age of 6 months or pay a $200 fee for an intact animal permit. The proposal offer a few exceptions, however AKC believes that the […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/ask-guilford-county-nc-to-not-proceed-with-mandatory-spay-neuter-proposal-on-september-21/ | September 15, 2017
CA AB 485 Passed Senate, Soon Headed to Gov. Brown for Signature or Veto
AB 485 will be sent to Governor Jerry Brown for his signature or veto upon the Assembly's agreement to include the Senate's amendments in the proposal. It is important that all concerned California residents contact Gov. Brown and urge him to veto AB 485.
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/ca-ab-485-passed-senate-soon-headed-to-gov-brown-for-signature-or-veto/ | September 14, 2017
Florida Temporarily Suspends Certain Transport Requirements for Animals Displaced by Hurricane Irma
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Animal Industry, announced the temporary suspension of the state's intrastate (within the state) movement requirements for the transportation of animals from areas expected to be impacted by Hurricane Irma.
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/florida-temporarily-suspends-certain-transport-requirements-for-animals-displaced-by-hurricane-irma/ | September 8, 2017

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