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 research–as long as those animals are adoptable. … Continued

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 on Tuesday, June 7th. The bill would … Continued

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 that will be added. This has been … Continued

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 issues they would be discussing the next … Continued

Fed Welcomes New Members

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2016 has brought three new members to the Federation. Welcome to the Humane Society of Schuyler County, the SPCA of Warren County and the Humane Society of Wayne County. We’re thrilled to have you on board.

Send an Email to Your State Senator

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State Senators Phil Boyle and George Amedore are circulating a budget sign on letter for the Companion Animal Capital Fund. It will be a letter that goes to Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan asking him to include the fund in the … Continued