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Urge Utah to Pass Bill Mandating Proper Shelters for Dogs

The Utah Legislature is considering a bill to ensure all dogs are properly sheltered in extreme weather. Add your name.

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Read about Utah's efforts to mandate proper shelters for dogs during extreme weather events.

New bill under review says providing improper shelter for dogs is animal cruelty

SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Changes to animal cruelty laws continue to make way in the Utah legislature as a new bill proposes to make it a crime to leave a dog unattended in a way to prevent it from reaching shelter in extreme weather conditions. SB 142 - also known as the Animal Welfare Amendments - seeks to amend "cruelty to animals provisions to…Read More