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Animal Legislation Update - July 29, 2021

from the desk of Vanessa Gagne

UPDATES  An amendment was introduced to House spending bill, HR 4502, that will give the CDC $3 million to use in the 2022 fiscal year for inspections and processing of imported dogs.  ...
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Animal Legislative Update - July 15, 2021

From the Desk of Vanessa Gagne

UPDATES Hawaiian Humane Society celebrates new animal rights legislationGovernor Ige signed HB 416 into law which prohibits choke collars and sets rules about the length of tethers used for ...
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Animal Legislative Updates - July 8, 2021

from the desk of Vanessa Gagne

UPDATES Proposal would ban mink farming to stem coronavirus mutationA bipartisan proposal (H.R. 4310) in the U.S. House would ban the farming of mink fur in the United States in an effort to stem ...
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Washington and Idaho State and County Fairs are on Track for 2021 Runs

Washington and Idaho are both reopening, and so are their state and county fairs.With usual annual attendance ranging up to 315,000, the Central Washington State Fair in Yakima is scheduled this year ...
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Animal Legislative Updates - July 1, 2021

from the desk of Vanessa Gagne

UPDATES PAST Act reintroduced in CongressLegislation Introduced in Congress to End Horse Soring IN THE NEWS ‘Responsible pet ownership’ regulations are racist, some scholars ...
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Shannon Dunn Named General Manager

Lake County Fairgrounds & Event Center

GRAYSLAKE, Ill. (June 28, 2021)—Lake County Fair Association President Kelli Kepler-Yarc is announcing the promotion of Shannon Dunn, from marketing and events manager to general manager of ...
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Animal Legislative Updates - June 24, 2021

from the desk of Vanessa Gage

UPDATES Texas governor Abbott vetoed several bills including a bipartisan bill that would have put restrictions on the tethering of dogs.  We consider this a huge win since Texas Humane ...
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Wisconsin State Fair Announces Updates

FOR IMMEDIATE ...
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Big E is Back - Big E is a Go!

Contact: Catherine Pappas Public Relations & Communications Manager More Info: (413) 205-5041 For Immediate Release: June 15, 2021 BIG NEWS BIG IS BACK -- THE BIG E IS A GO! Eastern ...
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Animal Legislative Update - June 17, 2021

from the desk of Vanessa Gagne

UPDATES With a few states having passed greyhound racing bans and a federal bill in the senate prepped to ban it nationwide, retired dogs are left without jobs or homes.  Rehoming greyhounds no ...
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