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Lawmakers Pass Bill That Penalises Leaving Pets Outside in Extreme Weather

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- 1236 days ago -
Leaving the family pet outside in extremely hot or cold weather could result in up to a year in jail and a hefty fine under a measure House lawmakers sent Gov. Bruce Rauner on Tuesday.


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Kathleen M (208)
Tuesday December 29, 2015, 1:42 pm
Thanks for sharing, Scooby! A shame that such laws are necessary, but clearly they are.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday December 29, 2015, 7:08 pm
So relieved to hear this. It should be universal. It's so cruel to leave pets outside+most chained 24/7. thx Scooby

Animae C (508)
Tuesday December 29, 2015, 11:57 pm
Woohoo a great win!!

Thanx Scooby
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