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Michelle Kramer Deputy Legislative Coordinator for Website Development
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Breed Specific Legislation is Like Racial Profiling
BSL punishes dogs for being a certain breed rather than their deeds. It is designed to place restrictions on owning specific breeds of dogs. The most common kind of breed specific legislation completely bans all dogs of a certain breed. This means that all dogs of the banned breed must be removed from the area or euthanized.
Do you think requiring dogs/cats to be spayed/neutered is a good idea? More...
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How to spay and Neuter the HSUS
As many of you know, HSUS has created a firestorm of activity nationwide, striving to eliminate our rights to own and enjoy animals, raise animals for food sources, and participate in wildlife management practices such as hunting, fishing and trapping. More...
DPCA Legislative Committee Mission
Our mission is to become the leading voice for educating the public, as well as civic, community and political leaders, about the importance of reasonable laws and regulations that promote responsible animal ownership and preserve the human-animal bond; particularly where the welfare of the Doberman Pinscher is concerned. To accomplish our mission we are committed to:
(1) Educating the public as well as civic, community and political leaders and providing resources and information about the historic importance of the Doberman Pinscher in the United States and the crucial role that working dogs play today;
(2) Support reasonable and humane animal welfare laws that promote the right to own dogs and encourage responsible ownership practices;
(3) Oppose legislative efforts that would restrict the rights of responsible dog owners;
(4) Actively create societal and legislative awareness that dogs must not be discriminated against based upon their breed.
used with permission from the Virginia Federation of Dog Clubs and Breeders