2015 State of the Animals
2015 State of the Animals

We heard President Obama report on critical issues facing the nation in the 2015 State of the Union address. But there's one more issue Americans hold dear to their hearts: the welfare of animals. Check out our State of the Animals report to see how animals fared during the Obama administration. [image credit Vanessa Mignon]

STATE OF THE ANIMALS
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Congress passed a $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill to fund the government in 2015. It spells good outcomes for horses, elephants, and other animals. But there are some losses, too. [image credit: Ruthanne Johnson]

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Happy new year, friends. Now's the time to lay the groundwork for a successful 2015! Start by seeing how your leaders in Congress have voted on critical animal issues. [image credit: Liz Bergstrom]

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None of the work we do for animals--passing humane laws and helping elect compassionate leaders--would be possible without you! Let's make 2015 the year of the animal. Please give today. [image credit: Matt Prescott]

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Election outcome: Voters approved Prop 415 to help fund one Arizona county's facility to shelter homeless pets and reduce euthanasia.

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