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SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Social Compassion in Legislation, in conjunction with Sen. Ted W. Lieu, D-Torrance, today announced that Senate Bill 702 passed the California State Senate.
LOS ANGELES, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Spay and Neuter License Plate Fund, along with the California Veterinary Medical Board is launching a California Spay and Neuter Specialty License Plate Program to provide funding for free and low-cost spay and neuter surgery programs across California.
MINNEAPOLIS, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Minnesota Spay Neuter Assistance Program (MN SNAP), a non-profit organization, today announced that it is making available to low-income individuals, shelters and rescue organizations, high-quality, affordable and accessible spay and neutering services in an effort to combat animal overpopulation resulting in the euthanizing of an estimated 80,000-90,000 pets in Minnesota every year.
LOS ANGELES, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Social Compassion in Legislation (SCIL), a California-based nonprofit organization focused on reducing pet overpopulation through legislation, today reported that the total number of euthanasia of cats and dogs entering California municipal shelters increased 14.6 percent statewide - from 378,445 to 433,512 -between 2004 to 2008 based on recently released figures from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH).
For some pet owners, spaying or neutering their animals is no longer a choice - it's the law. Nearly 40 mandatory sterilization bills have been introduced this year alone in cities and counties nationwide, including Dallas, Texas and Palm Beach, Fla.
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