Governor Cuomo Signs Beagle Bill

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We’re so pleased to announce that Governor Cuomo signed the Research Animal Retirement Act today. This bill mandates state-funded research facilities to put up for adoption the dogs and cats they use in... READ MORE

Beagle Bill Passes Both Houses

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NYS Animal Protection Federation and the Beagle Freedom Project Hail Passage of the Research Animal Retirement Act The Research Animal Retirement Act passed the Assembly today following its unanimous passage in the Senate... READ MORE

2016 Legislative Agenda

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The Federation has been hard at work on a number of pieces of legislation. Click here to review our 2016 Legislative Agenda as of right now. There may be a few more bills... READ MORE

Stand Up for Animal Shelters Forum a Success

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30 shelter professionals from around the state came to Albany on Sunday, April 10th for Stand Up for Animal Shelters: A One-Day Forum on Policy and Shelter Management. Attendees were briefed on policy... READ MORE