Legislative alerts and updates

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Support pet-friendly laws and ordinances

Find an alert/petition relevant to where you live (organized by state abbreviation) and fill out the contact fields with your information. Where applicable, a personalized email will be sent to the decision-maker(s) on your behalf.

USA: End steep pet fees for families in public housing 

USA: Help keep pets and families together 

CT: Help end breed-restrictive insurance practices (NEW, supports Proposed HB 5450)

IL: Help end breed-restrictive insurance practices (NEW, supports HB 1049)

KS: Stop puppy and kitten mill sales in Wichita

MA: Help keep pets and families together (UPDATED for 2023, supports SD1318/HD2505)

NM: Protect cats in Doña Ana County (NEW)

NJ: Help New Jersey's community cats (A.2275 / S.179)

TX: Support Baytown community cats (NEW)

 

Email legislative@bestfriends.org with questions about these legislative campaigns.

 

Priority petition efforts

See more petitions, or create your own, at action.bestfriends.org.

AR: End dog breed restrictions by insurance companies

LA: Support safe, humane communities for people and pets in Louisiana

NC: Support positive change for the pets and people of Robeson County 

NM: Support safe, humane communities for people and pets in New Mexico

TX: End Texas insurance breed restrictions 

TX: Create change for Pasadena cats/ Crea un cambio para los gatos de Pasadena

 

Pledges

NC: Declare support for shelter pets of Johnston County

 

Email action2025@bestfriends.org with questions about these community efforts.

 

Last updated February 1, 2023.