We are gravely concerned about a bill (A. 5449) in the New York State legislature that would lead to many more animals being killed in animal pounds and shelters across the state.

The bill’s troubling language would:

Today the bill passed the New York State Assembly’s Agriculture Committee and is moving on to the Codes Committee before being considered by the full Assembly.

Several aspects of the bill would have devastating unintended consequences. We hope the full New York Assembly will heed our call to amend it, and we’ll keep you updated as we work to stop this bill from moving forward as written.

Read the Press Release.