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The Political Mainstreaming of Animal Welfare

Personal stories like Michele’s are inspiring to us as we continue to realize the collective difference we have made, continue to make and we look forward to further grow our political influence for animals.

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Public Service Announcement: A Law to Keep Unwanted Hunters Off your Property!

The controversial bill that opened three Sundays to hunting in Pennsylvania also spurred a bill to give concerned landowners protection from hunters trespassing on their lands. With little fanfare, Act 103 of 2019 (HB 1772), the “Purple Paint Law”, was signed into law giving landowners a relatively easy and cost – effective tool to keep unwanted […]

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Fines Should Be Dedicated to Dogs – Not Judicial Computers

By Amy Worden Every day, Pennsylvania dog wardens head into courtrooms across the state to enforce the Commonwealth’s Dog Law. They appear before magisterial district judges to argue cases involving the many dogs who are kept in unsafe and inhumane kennels and to ensure kennel operators who are found guilty are punished. While the fines […]

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Triumphs, Tribulations and Tethering

With the onset of The Polar Vortex and plummeting temperatures, social media blew up with stories of pets left outdoors. It was heartbreaking. Here in Pennsylvania – many discussions of the applicability of Libre’s Law broke out. Three posts specifically caught our eye as particularly compelling and thoughtful and we want to share them with […]

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