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The Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act has been reintroduced as HR 1998 in the House and S 1381 in the Senate.  Please ask your member of Congress to sign on as a Co Sponsor so that this bill can be passed this year! On May 15, 2013, Rep. Buck McKeon... [+] more
State Issues
Animal Control Agencies and Animal Shelters; Creating the "Animal Rescue Act"; requiring an animal control agency or animal shelter that euthanizes animals to maintain a euthanasia registry; requiring an agency, shelter, or rescue group to submit certain information... [+] more
A recent report on three of Maryland's roadside zoos-Catoctin Zoo, Plumpton Park Zoo, and Tri-State Zoo-uncovered serious animal welfare and public safety concerns. Now, Maryland lawmakers are considering legislation (SB 827/HB 1124) to address those concerns by... [+] more
Other Issues
We've learned that the notoriously cruel Kelly Miller circus will be visiting several towns in Missouri this month. Last year, a number of people reported witnessing abuse at this circus, including tigers being whipped and struck in the face by a... [+] more
For the second year in a row, the Myrtle Beach Marathon (South Carolina) will be a willing participant in the exploitation of tiger cubs as it teams up with one of the country's most prolific breeders and exhibitors of exotic cats, Bhagavan Antle and his T.I.G.E.R.S... [+] more
How can anyone view the Good Morning America story about Dade City's Wild Things roadside zoo that aired nationally and NOT be disgusted and upset? How can anyone watch the tiny six-week-old tiger cub named Tony screaming in misery as he is forced to swim with guests and... [+] more
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