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2016 SALDF Essay Contest Winner

How can we best protect wild animals in light of urban expansion and population growth? by Jonathan Morris

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DEADLINE EXTENDED! Year-end Gifts Will Be Matched Up To $195,000 - Deadline December 15

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Inhumane Pennsylvania Roadside Zoo Shut Down

Animals rescued and taken to sanctuary.

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Intense Timber Wolf (Canis lupus) Sits Under Pine

Attention Michigan: A Call to Save Michigan’s Wolves

December 7, 2016
The Animal Legal Defense Fund urges Michigan residents to take action once again to save the state’s wolves. Read More »
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Wolf Hunting Law Ruled Unconstitutional by Michigan Court of Appeals

December 7, 2016
The State of Michigan Court of Appeals overturned the Scientific Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, also known as Public Act 281, which would have allowed wolves in Michigan to be hunted if they are ever removed from the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) list. Read More »
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Animal Protection Coalition Urges USDA To Protect Consumers

December 5, 2016
Animal protection coalition has submitted a comment today, to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) sharply criticizing the agency’s “Labeling Guideline on Documentation Needed to Substantiate Animal Raising Claims for Label Submissions." Read More »
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Protecting Pennsylvania’s Mother Dogs from Puppy Mill Neglect

December 2, 2016
Puppy mills in Pennsylvania are now required to provide all dogs with safe, comfortable flooring and with free access to fresh air and room to exercise. Read More »
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