2024 Humane Agenda

posted in: News, Uncategorized | 0

The Federation has published its 2024 Humane Agenda which includes a $2.5M Animal Crimes Fund, the Companion Animal Capital Fund and a host of substantive legislation including a Civil Remedies bill. Click on 2024 Humane Agenda in the menu above … Continued

Join Us in Albany on 3/12

posted in: News, Uncategorized | 0

The Federation’s annual Advocacy Day is being held on Tuesday, March 12th. We’ll gather in 711-A of the LOB for breakfast and an issue briefing and you’ll be on your way to meeting with your legislators on our 2024 Humane … Continued

NYSAPF Bills Now Laws

posted in: News, Uncategorized | 0

In addition to the Puppy Mill Pipeline bill, Governor Hochul also signed the Companion Animal Care Standards Act for Shelters and Rescues (S6870-Addabbo/A6246-Paulin) which will raise the standard of care for homeless companion animals across New York, Return to Owner … Continued

Governor Signs Puppy Mill Pipeline Bill

posted in: News, Uncategorized | 0

On December 15, Governor Hochul signed the Puppy Mill Pipeline Bill (S1130-Gianaris/A4283-Rosenthal) which bans the sale of puppies, kittens and rabbits in pet stores throughout NYS. The bill’s effective date is 12/15/24 giving pet stores the time they need to … Continued

Gov. Hochul Signs Two Key Legislative Initiatives

posted in: News, Uncategorized | 0

On Saturday, October 30th, Governor Kathy Hochul signed two of the Federation’s 2021 legislative priorities–S.4254 (Gianaris)/A.4075 (Glick) which prohibits insurers from discriminating against homeowners with certain breeds of dogs and S.5023A (Gianaris)/A.5823-A (Rosenthal) which requires veterinarians to report suspected animal … Continued