AB 611 (Nazarian) – SUPPORT Open Letter

Categories: Advocacy
Marin Humane supports Assembly Bill 611 to strengthen California’s law to protect animals from sexual abuse. We encourage you to contact your representatives via phone/email by March 19! March 14, 2019 The Honorable Reginald Jones-Sawyer Chair, Assembly Public Safety Committee 1020 N Street, Room 111 Sacramento, CA 95814 Re: AB 611 (Nazarian) – SUPPORT Dear Honorable Reginald …

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California Foie Gras Ban Upheld – Again!

Categories: Advocacy
From the passing of Proposition 2 in 2008 and the recent success of Proposition 12 in 2018, California has made great strides in the field of farm animal welfare. Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court declined a challenge to California’s ban on foie gras after years of legal wrangling since Gov. Schwarzenegger signed it into law …

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They may be small, but guinea pigs offer big joy

Categories: Advocacy, Blog, Other, Volunteers
Duchess is a sassy redhead that eats her vegetables, loves to roll in the hay and views the world from the top of a four-legged yellow step stool. She’s a lucky guinea pig that was adopted from Marin Humane, along with her companion, Charcoal. Guinea pigs come in all sizes and hair styles, from the …

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New state law addresses who gets Fido in a divorce

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When spouses go through a divorce, there is a division of their “community property” — the items and assets they have acquired during their marriage. And the dispute over who gets the couple’s pet(s) — like that over who gets the children — is often contentious and emotional. In order to limit the chance that the interests of pets …

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Yes on Prop. 12!

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Can you imagine sitting in the middle seat of an airplane for the rest of your life, not even being able to get up, ever? How about being stuck in a crowded elevator with 12 strangers and never able to leave? Sadly, that’s what it’s like today for millions of egg-laying hens, veal calves and …

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