Thursday, April 09, 2009

Good News!

Good news—Washington Senate Bill 5651, the bill that will help dogs in our state’s puppy mills, has passed the senate! It is now being considered in the Washington House of Representatives, which could vote on it as soon as next week.

SB 5651 will set a cap on the number of intact, adult dogs commercial breeders may keep, as well as establish basic standards of humane care for these dogs—including minimum requirements for cage size and exercise.

The next few days are a critical period for SB 5651. Please let your representative know that you want this bill to pass.

The spring issue of CityDog Magazine is hot-off-the-press and in it we delve into the recent puppy mill raids as told by the people on the front lines. For a sneak peek, click here.

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1 comment:

ADA said...

For more information on the reasons not to dock (or crop) visit

Please write to your Representatives in support of a ban on docking, cropping and puppy mills.