Protections for pets in domestic violence, divorce cases pass Pa. House panel
“Frequently, when a protection from abuse order is issued, the animal becomes a target … ,” Rep. Christina Sappey said.
Pa. Animal Protection Caucus highlights legislative priorities
Members of the caucus have introduced legislation in both chambers aimed at furthering animal protection measures, including HB 508, which would ban cat declawing for nonmedical reasons, and a package of Senate bills known as Beagle Freedom Bills, which would increase oversight of kennels, breeders, and testing facilities.