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Campaign ended. [Support House Bill 721/Senate Bill 614.]

FL: Action needed to keep pets and families together

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Campaign ended. Thank you to all who took action. We will try again next year!


Why we need House Bill 721/Senate Bill 614: Breed- and size-specific pet restrictions use government funds to force low-income families to either surrender their pets to animal shelters (at a cost to taxpayers) or to choose potentially unsafe/unstable housing.

HB 721/SB 614 will prevent public housing authorities and all local governments from banning dogs based on breed alone.

Legislators were clear when they last amended Florida’s dangerous dog law (767.14): local government shall not be involved in telling people which breed of dog they may own. This should apply to all responsible pet owners, regardless of income.

TAKE ACTION: Urge your Florida state rep. to support the passage of HB 721/SB 614. Send a personalized email or tweet now. 

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