Gov. Hochul Signs Two Key Legislative Initiatives

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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

State Budget Includes $5M Companion Animal Capital Fund

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Among the casualties in the FY20-21 pandemic-driven State Budget was the $5M Companion Animal Capital Fund. For three years, the Fund assisted animal shelters across New York State with capital projects. Recognizing its importance, the state legislature restored the funding … Continued

Federation Membership Tops 70

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Shelters across New York State understand how important the Federation is. The membership has grown over 700% since 2014. Click on Join Us in the navigation bar to see where are members are and to download a membership form–if your … Continued

NYSAPF Turned to by the Media

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Amidst the stress and confusion of the COVID19 pandemic, the New York State Animal Protection Federation has become a go-to for the media who want information on how shelters are doing. The Fed’s Executive Director, Libby Post, has been fielding … Continued