Support policies and policy makers that support animal protection.


Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act - H.R. 724

The PACT Act revises and expands criminal provisions with respect to animal cruelty and adds a new provision to criminalize an intentional act of animal cruelty. Read bill here.

Sign the petition to support the PACT act.

PAST Act - U.S. Senator Joseph D. Tydings Memorial Prevent All Soring Tactics Act of 2019 - H.R. 693

The PAST Act would end the use of “soring” of horses, ban the use of large stacked shoes and ankle chains (devices associated with soring), strengthen penalties, and make it illegal to sore a horse for the purpose of showing or selling it. The U.S. House passed the PAST Act in a landslide 333 to 96 vote. Read our press release here and learn more about Animal Wellness Action’s successful PAST Act campaign here.

Sign the petition to support the PAST Act.

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Welfare of Our Friends Act of 2019  - H.R. 1002

The WOOF! Act would prevent a dog breeder whose USDA license has been suspended or revoked from continuing to operate through a new license acquired by an immediate family member or who resides at the same address. Read bill here.

Sign the petition to support the WOOF act.



Safeguard American Food Exports Act of 2019
H.R. 693

The SAFE Act would prohibit the sale or transport of equines or equine parts in interstate or foreign commerce for purposes of human consumption.

Read entire bill here

Sign the petition to support the SAFE Act.

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Providing Responsible Emergency Plans for Animals at Risk of Emerging Disasters Act - H.R. 1042

The PREPARED Act would require that research facilities, dealers, exhibitors, intermediate handlers, carriers, or Federal research facilities develop, document, and follow a contingency plan to provide for the humane handling, treatment, transportation, housing, and care of its animals in the event of an emergency or disaster. Read bill here.

Sign the petition to support the PREPARED Act.

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Puppy Protection Act - H.R. 2442

The Puppy Protection Act will amend the Animal Welfare Act to require the Department of Agriculture to expand standards that govern the humane handling, care, treatment, and transportation of animals to include new requirements for commercial dog dealers. Read bill here.

Sign the petition to support this act.



To learn more about wildlife and farm animal campaigns, and how you can help, visit our political arm, Animal Wellness Action,