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H.R.835 Puppy Uniform Protection and Safety Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 09, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Agriculture - Livestock, Dairy and Poultry

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  • 22% of users oppose H.R.835

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    22% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, oppose H.R.835.
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    • American Veterinary Medical Association

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    • Humane Society of the United States

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    • American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

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    • Animal Law Coalition

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    • Be the Change for Animals

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    • Colorado Citizens for Canine Welfare

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    • Florida Association of Animal Welfare Organization

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    • Humane Society Legislative Fund

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    • Iowa Voters for Companion Animals

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    • National Anti-Vivisection Society

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    • Sportsmen's & Animal Owner's Voting Alliance

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    • American Kennel Club

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    • Alabama Canine Coalition

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    • California Federation of Dog Clubs

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    • California Responsible Pet Owners' Coalition

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    • Dog Federation of New York

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On May 11, 2011, by SignOfTheDollar - I have a better idea - lock all the puppy mill owners up in tiny cages for the rest of their life.

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      As noted by SignOfTheDollar, a user on OpenCongress.org, on May 11, 2011, "I have a better idea - lock all the puppy mill owners up in tiny cages for the rest of their life."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Animal Fighting Progress in the Senate, and More News on the ... - June 22, 2012 by Wayne Pacelle - ... in the Senate on another amendment to the Animal Welfare Act, dealing with Internet sales of dogs from puppy mills, but the Obama administration announced a rule that mirrors some core provisions of H.R. 835 and S. 727, ...

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      As noted by Wayne Pacelle on June 22, 2012, "... in the Senate on another amendment to the Animal Welfare Act, dealing with Internet sales of dogs from puppy mills, but the Obama administration announced a rule that mirrors some core provisions of H.R. 835 and S. 727, ..." (/url?q=http://hsus.typepad.com/wayne/2012/06/animal-fighting-senate.html&sa=U&ei=NpnoT52zD6Oe2wWM_8HaCQ&ved=0CCEQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNFf0tfCXEWRoHhbdRExlc0QuMaQ6w)
    • Animal Fighting Progress in the Senate, and More News on the ... - June 21, 2012 by Wayne Pacelle - ... in the Senate on another amendment to the Animal Welfare Act, dealing with Internet sales of dogs from puppy mills, but the Obama administration announced a rule that mirrors some core provisions of H.R. 835 and S. 727, ...

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      As noted by Wayne Pacelle on June 21, 2012, "... in the Senate on another amendment to the Animal Welfare Act, dealing with Internet sales of dogs from puppy mills, but the Obama administration announced a rule that mirrors some core provisions of H.R. 835 and S. 727, ..." (/url?q=http://hsus.typepad.com/wayne/2012/06/animal-fighting-senate.html&sa=U&ei=a-YRUJHqKLSM6QG6Xg&ved=0CEcQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNF38NIuK3oDXduOsIsz99nXMdJKkQ)
    • Animal Fighting Progress in the Senate, and More News on the ... - June 21, 2012 by Wayne Pacelle - ... in the Senate on another amendment to the Animal Welfare Act, dealing with Internet sales of dogs from puppy mills, but the Obama administration announced a rule that mirrors some core provisions of H.R. 835 and S. 727, ...

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      As noted by Wayne Pacelle on June 21, 2012, "... in the Senate on another amendment to the Animal Welfare Act, dealing with Internet sales of dogs from puppy mills, but the Obama administration announced a rule that mirrors some core provisions of H.R. 835 and S. 727, ..." (/url?q=http://hsus.typepad.com/wayne/2012/06/animal-fighting-senate.html&sa=U&ei=a5gIULvUMOrM2gXx5NnkBw&ved=0CEUQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNFnmEy1FDSmCKlS0vw_IG4OpSXIxw)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Puppy mills must go - May 08, 2012 by Lakeland Times - Buy puppies from breeders. Our legislators are finally making headway on laws for puppy mills. What it is: Puppy Uniform Protection and Safety Act (H.R. 835/5 707) What it does: Establishes licensing and inspection requirements for any breeder selling 50 .

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      As noted by Lakeland Times on May 08, 2012, "Buy puppies from breeders. Our legislators are finally making headway on laws for puppy mills. What it is: Puppy Uniform Protection and Safety Act (H.R. 835/5 707) What it does: Establishes licensing and inspection requirements for any breeder selling 50 ." (http://lakelandtimes.com/main.asp?SectionID=11&SubSectionID=11&ArticleID=15234)
    • Rep. Grimm backs animal rights and welfare - April 18, 2012 by Staten Island Advance - H.R. 835, to strengthen the protections for dogs in large-scale puppy mills; the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act, H.R. 2966, to stop the export of American horses over our borders to Canada and Mexico where they are slaughtered for a ...

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      As noted by Staten Island Advance on April 18, 2012, "H.R. 835, to strengthen the protections for dogs in large-scale puppy mills; the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act, H.R. 2966, to stop the export of American horses over our borders to Canada and Mexico where they are slaughtered for a ..." (http://www.silive.com/opinion/letters/index.ssf/2012/04/rep_grimm_backs_animal_rights.html)
    • Say "No" to Puppies Sold in Pet Stores and on the Internet - March 31, 2012 by Huffington Post - We are calling on Congress to enact the Puppy Uniform Protection and Safety Act -- H.R. 835/ S. 707, otherwise known as the "PUPS Act." The PUPS Act would require all large-scale dog breeders who sell more than 50 dogs per year to be federally licensed and

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      As noted by Huffington Post on March 31, 2012, "We are calling on Congress to enact the Puppy Uniform Protection and Safety Act -- H.R. 835/ S. 707, otherwise known as the "PUPS Act." The PUPS Act would require all large-scale dog breeders who sell more than 50 dogs per year to be federally licensed and" (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ed-sayres/puppy-mills_b_918393.html)
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