Pet Advocacy Network

Issue Updates

  • Washington Overview – 2024 Session

    WASHINGTON Legislative Overview – 2023-24 Session (Adjourned on March 7, 2024) 10 pet related items were proposed during the 2023-24 legislative session, 4 of which were designated as priority by the Pet Advocacy Network. Final Disposition of Priority ISSUES: BILL # SUMMARY FINAL DISPOSITION HB 1157/SB 5148 “Wild or Exotic Animal Protection Act”: Amends Title… Read More

  • Indiana Overview – 2024 Session

    INDIANA Legislative Overview – 2024 Session (Adjourned on March 8, 2024) 5 pet related items were proposed during the 2024 legislative session, 3 of which were designated as priority by the Pet Advocacy Network. Final Disposition of Priority ISSUES: BILL # SUMMARY FINAL DISPOSITION HB 1226 Landlord Pet Policies/Cat Declawing: Amends Title 32 (Property), Article… Read More

  • West Virginia Overview – 2024 Session

    WEST VIRGINIA Legislative Overview – 2024 Session (Adjourned on March 9, 2024) 12 pet related items were proposed during the 2024 legislative session, 7 of which were designated as priority by the Pet Advocacy Network. Final Disposition of Priority ISSUES: BILL # SUMMARY FINAL DISPOSITION HB 4363 Ownership of Japanese Quail as Pets: Amends Chapter… Read More

  • 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