Archive | September, 2011

Tax Credit Could Help Give Abandoned Pets a New Home

The economic downturn and recent flooding have caused a dramatic increase in the number of abandoned and homeless pets statewide. That’s why I have introduced House Bill 1765, legislation to give a $300 tax credit to people who adopt a dog or cat from a Pennsylvania animal shelter. My bill would provide an incentive for […]

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Dedicated advocates give their voices for animals in Harrisburg

Yesterday kicked off a great start to the legislative session with more than 650 animal advocates calling their legislators for End Live Pigeon Shoots Call-In Day. Senate and House members reported calls coming in for support of SB 626. Registered voters across the commonwealth who care about the humane treatment of animals have worked hard and […]

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End Live Pigeon Shoots Call-In Day

On Monday September 19th the legislature returns to Harrisburg. Several hundred animal advocates are attending this event to “Give Animals a Voice in Harrisburg” when they call their legislators and ask them to please support SB626 to end live pigeon shoots in Pennsylvania.  Please join us in this virtual lobby day urging our elected officials to expedite […]

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