Pet Advocacy Network

Issue Updates

  • New Mexico Overview – 2024 Session

    NEW MEXICO Legislative Overview – 2024 Session (Adjourned on February 15, 2024) 1 pet related item was proposed during the 2024 legislative session and was designated as priority by the Pet Advocacy Network. Final Disposition of Priority ISSUES: BILL # SUMMARY FINAL DISPOSITION HB 191   “Animal Welfare Funding Act”: An Act requiring the Department… Read More

  • New Jersey Overview – 2023 Session

    NEW JERSEY Legislative Overview – 2022-23 Session (Adjourned on January 8, 2024) 123 pet related items were proposed during the 2022-23 legislative session, 52 of which were designated as priority by the Pet Advocacy Network. Final Disposition of Priority ISSUES: BILL # SUMMARY FINAL DISPOSITION AB 167 “Rocky’s Law” – Dog Medical/Behavioral Record Requirement: Amends… Read More

  • Ohio Overview – 2023 Session

    OHIO Legislative Overview – 2023-24 Session (Adjourned on December 15, 2023) 2 pet related items were proposed during the 1st year of the 2023-24 legislative session, 1 of which was designated as priority by the Pet Advocacy Network. Final Disposition of Priority ISSUES: BILL # SUMMARY FINAL DISPOSITION REG 2023-001 “Injurious Aquatic Invasive Species” Definition… Read More

  • US Congress Overview – 2023 Session

    U.S. CONGRESS Legislative Overview – 2023-24 Session (Adjourns on January 2, 2024) 65 pet related items were proposed during the 1st year of the 2023-24 legislative session, 48 of which were designated as priority by the Pet Advocacy Network. Final Disposition of Priority ISSUES: BILL # SUMMARY FINAL DISPOSITION H.R 94 “American Sovereignty and Species… Read More

  • Pennsylvania Overview – 2023 Session

    PENNSYLVANIA Legislative Overview – 2023-24 Session (Adjourns on December 13, 2023) 29 pet related items were proposed during the 1st year of the 2023-24 legislative session, 16 of which were designated as priority by the Pet Advocacy Network. Final Disposition of Priority ISSUES: BILL # SUMMARY FINAL DISPOSITION HB 163 Pet Food Sales Tax Exemption:… Read More

  • Massachusetts Overview – 2023 Session

    MASSACHUSETTS Legislative Overview – 2023-24 Session (Formal Session Adjourned on November 15, 2023) 45 pet related items were proposed during the 1st year of the 2023-24 legislative session, 30 of which were designated as priority by the Pet Advocacy Network. Final Disposition of Priority ISSUES: BILL # SUMMARY FINAL DISPOSITION HB 310 Pet Groomer Board… Read More