Legislative alerts and updates
How would you like to get involved?
- Join a local effort to improve lifesaving for cats.
- Join a local effort to pass a humane pet sales ordinance.
- Urge your state's insurance commission to protect responsible dog owners.
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: Ask state legislators to help dogs via model insurance act (See within for eligible states)
USA: Help keep pets and families together (Support federal bill HR 5828)
District of Columbia: Stop puppy and kitten mill sales (ordinance change)
MA: Help keep pets and families together (S.885/H.1437)
MD: Help keep pets and families together (SB 443 / HB 681)
MN: Help end breed-restrictive insurance practices (HF 3149 / SF 3213)
NJ: Help New Jersey's community cats (A.2275 / S.179)
NY: Support humane pet sales in the Empire State (A. 4283 / S.1130, updated July 27, 2022)
NY: Help end breed-restrictive insurance practices (A. 9284, updated May 16, 2022)
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Priority petition efforts
See more petitions, or create your own, at action.bestfriends.org.
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Last updated July 27, 2022.