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MD Lawmakers Take Action Against Animal Abuse

May 15th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

Maryland lawmakers took big action against animal abuse by signing four bills into law last week. The four laws are viewed as a major victory for the Humane Society, ASPCA, and thousands of mistreated Maryland pets.  Governor Larry Hogan signed four anti-animal cruelty bills into law. The bills crack down on puppy mills, an issue that unfortunately is a familiar one locally as a number of puppy mill cases have been investigated in Allegany County in recent years. The governor says this is a big victory for animal advocates and shelters as the laws put breeders and abusers on a shorter leash, and more importantly help prevent animals from unnecessary suffering…


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