Newsflash

House Bill 1463 aims to restore the PA Dog Law Restricted Account to sound financial health by increasing individual dog license fees.  The money in the account comes from licensing fees and penalties for violations of the Dog Law.  No funds from the state’s budget are spent on Dog Law enforcement.  A number of years ago, $4 million was removed from the account to help balance the budget.  PFDC challenged this in Federal Court along with other groups, but we lost the court battle.   Ever since, the amount available to support the Dog Law functions has diminished.

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The Pennsylvania State Animal Response Team and its County Animal Response Teams (CARTs) opened dozens of shelters...

 

throughout the Commonwealth to aid those displaced by Hurricane Sandy.  Your donations are appreciated and we urge you to volunteer going forward because we all know there will be a next time.