PET-LOVERS SUPPORT GREENS’ ANIMAL WELFARE BILL

Greens ACT website April 7th 2011

Greens TAMS spokesperson, Caroline Le Couteur MLA, urged the Government and the Liberal Party to join groups like RSPCA, ACT Rescue and Foster and Dogs ACT in support of the Greens’ Animal Welfare Legislation Amendment Bill 2011, which was tabled in the Assembly today.

“In December the Greens tabled a draft of the legislation, and have since received an enormous response during a thorough consultation on the Bill.  This really demonstrated Canberrans’ interest in the issue, and their passion for animals,” Ms Le Couteur said.

“There is a recognised need to address problems with unethical breeding of cats and dogs and the abandonment and euthanizing of companion animals. READ MORE HERE