During the 2010 NH Legislative Session, DOGS earmarked some 20 bills that would impact ownership, breeding, training and working with dogs and other companion animals. The numerous members of DOGS that testified at public hearings and contacted legislators certainly had
On July 10th, in response to an editorial on hoarding, the Keene Sentinel published a letter to the editor from a supporter of HB 1624 and HB 1639. Her argument was that, rather than put limits on the number of
The DOGS Legislative Briefing Newsletter was suspended for few weeks while the legislature took a vacation break and the House cleared up a backlog of action on other bills. The diligent advocacy activities of DOGS members made a significant difference
The N.H. House voted to kill HB 1624 (breeder restrictions). The vote was 318-25. Thank you to everyone who contacted the committee members with your concerns about this bill.
From the N.H. House Calender: HB 1624-FN, relative to the care and treatment of dogs by breeders within the state. MAJORITY: INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE. MINORITY: OUGHT TO PASS. Rep. Warren J Groen for the Majority of Environment and Agriculture: Although