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New York State Anti-Declaw Bill Poised to Become Law

New York State Anti-Declaw Bill Passes Assembly and Senate – June 4, 2019 – New York state Assemblywoman Linda B. Rosenthal's Anti-Declaw Bill, A.1303, has passed the both the NY state Assembly and the NY...

California Bill to Ban Declawing Stalled in Legislature

Legislation to Ban Declawing in California Stalled in Legislature – April 23, 2019 – Assemblymember Bill Quirk, PhD, authored a bill, AB 1230, that would end declawing in California. The bill did not pass...
New Jersey state senator Troy Singleton

New Jersey Bill to Ban Declawing

Anti-Declaw Bill Passes First NJ Senate Committee – May 31, 2018 – New Jersey State Senator Troy Singleton introduced legislation that would add onychetomy, or declawing, to the list of criminal animal cruelty offenses in...
Dr. Hugh Chisholm and Tuxedo Stan

Nova Scotia Bans Declawing

Leading the way in Canada – December 12, 2017 – "Nova Scotia is the first state or province in the US or Canada to ban declawing," reports Dr. Hugh Chisholm, Paw Project-Atlantic Canada Director. The...

Denver Bans Declawing

Denver City Council passes feline declawing ban. November 13, 2017 – The Denver City Council voted unanimously to ban the practice on November 13, 2017. Declaw critics have labeled the procedure, which is common in...