ACTION NEEDED ON H.F. 84 PLEASE CALL LEGISLATORS (LISTED BELOW) TODAY

The MN Dog and Cat Breeder Regulation bill – H.F. 84 – passed the following three House committees: Civil Law, Public Safety Finance and Policy, and Government Operations – and Governor Mark Dayton publicly supports the bill. H.F. 84 was referred to the House Agriculture Policy Committee but it was not granted a hearing in that committee. That is the…

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Take your pick, these new recruits need foster homes!

Lots of Need, Few Foster Homes Since March 1st, Underdog has rescued 31 dogs, but has only rehomed 9. The rescued dogs desperately needed our help, so we couldn’t say no, even though it means that we will potentially have to cover the cost of boarding these “extras” until either more dogs are adopted, or…

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UPDATE: Dog & Cat Breeder's Bill (HF 84)

Update on HF 84, the dog & cat breeder bill The bill passed the Government Operations committee, with only a few minor changes. Over the past week, 4 more “authors” have been added, which bodes well for bi-partisan support. Up next: the Agriculture Policy Committee. The bill is not yet on their agenda, but we…

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UPDATE: This Sunday's (3/3/13) event venue has changed

We will be at It’s a Pet’s Life in Edina on Sunday, March 3, 2013 from 12:30 – 2:30 pm.  One of our favorite natural pet food shops has opened a new store location in Edina, and we have been invited to have our Sunday event there this upcoming weekend.  We are looking forward to…

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First Transport Scheduled for Sun, 2/24

OUR FIRST TRANSPORT IS SCHEDULED FOR THE 15 DOGS RESCUE FROM A PUPPY MILL ON 2/9/13.  THIS UPCOMING SUNDAY, 2/24! Yay! We are bringing: 4 Puli puppies (one 4 & 1/2 months, the other 3 are 10-11 weeks); 1 Puli adult female; 1 male Crested (#50); 2 female Crested (#’s 42 & 43); 1 Schoodle…

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Last Chance to Let Legislators Know Your Feelings

LAST CHANCE TO HELP ON H.F. 84: PLEASE CALL LEGISLATORS (LISTED BELOW) NOW    (Courtesy Post for Animal Folks MN) Thanks to everyone for all of your calls – each and every call makes a difference! A second House Committee will be voting on Thursday (2/21), so today is the last reasonable day to call to ensure your…

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Great Turn Out at State Capital!

WOW! What a great turnout at the State Capital yesterday in support of The MN Dog and Cat Breeder Regulation bill – H.F. 84. Your voices were definitely heard! Great newscast (Video below) from WCCO, reporting on Gov. Dayton’s reaction, and Ali Jarvis’ statements regarding life in a puppy mill.

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Recent Rescues Need a Foster Home

All of these dogs and puppies came from the same puppy mill, and are looking for foster homes for some rehabilitation time before being ready for adoption. We have not yet had time to evaluate their temperaments and personalities completely, but do know that all are friendly and social for mill survivors. We will not begin transporting…

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Additional Help Needed for MN Puppy & Cat Mill Legislation

MORE ACTION NEEDED ON H.F. 84: PLEASE CALL LEGISLATORS (LISTED BELOW) NOW    (Courtesy Post for Animal Folks MN) Thanks to everyone for all of your calls – each and every call makes a difference! The MN Dog and Cat Breeder Regulation bill – H.F. 84 – passed the House Civil Law Committee and is now on its way…

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