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Resources for Getting Pets Home Faster

Breed-Specific Legislation

BSL separates families and criminalizes dog owners. Learn how these laws cost communities money and time, all while breaking up families and well-cared for pets, without making anyone safer.

Toolkit for safe and effective animal ordinances and resources

Advocacy and the Media Toolkit

Resources for Veterinary Professionals

Public Service Announcements

Suggested Reading

We also recommend the resources from our subsidiary National Canine Research Council.

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