Animal Legislation


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House Bill 253

Animal advocates needed! Join us in opposing the amendment to HB 253.  The opponents of HB 253 have included language that can be harmful to dogs and cats. HB 253 is a special license plate bill that promotes dog and cat sterilization.  An amendment to HB 253 would take away local government’s funding that is vital […]

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House Bill 144

UPDATE  3/17/2017: While HB 49 passed yesterday without any amendments, there is still a possibility that HB 144 might be attached to either HB 40 or HB 50.    Sign up for our legislative action alerts now to receive further updates. SIGN UP   We’re happy to report that HB 144 failed to pass the House […]

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HB44

Please help us fight this bill that would make it easier for puppy mills to sell dogs in Georgia. An attempt to prohibit Georgia’s cities and counties from passing their own laws to keep cruelly bred puppies out of their pet stores, HB 144, failed to pass the House of Representatives (thanks to YOUR efforts!). However, now […]

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Canton Puppy Mill Ordinance

Your voice is needed to prevent puppy mill cruelty in Canton! This Thursday, March 16, your Canton City Council will vote on an ordinance to prevent puppy mill cruelty by prohibiting pet stores from selling puppies and kittens. Under this proposal, pet stores would be required to provide adoptable animals from your local shelter and […]

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