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The 2017 Humane Scorecard is here!

The 2017 Humane Scorecard covers the first session of the 115th Congress, where we saw redoubled attacks on animals. We hope you will check it out and see how your U.S. Senators and U.S. Representative performed in the first session of the 115th Congress on animal protection issues. [image credit: RamiroMarquezPhotos/iStock]

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Stop the attacks on animals

HR 4879/HR 3599 is one of the biggest threats to animals in Congress today and has the potential to gut animal welfare protections across the nation. Urge Congress to oppose this bad bill today. [image credit: George Clerk/iStock]

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End the dog and cat meat trade!

Around 30 million dogs and untold numbers of cats are subjected to the brutal dog and cat meat industry globally every year. The Dog and Cat Meat Trade Prohibition Act, would amend the federal Animal Welfare Act to prohibit domestic slaughter, trade, and import/export of dogs and cats for human consumption, and establish penalties for violators. [image credit: Jean Chung/HSUS]

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The Pet and Women Safety (PAWS) Act would amend the Violence Against Women Act to extend existing federal domestic violence protections to four-legged family members.

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