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Animal Legislation

Be an advocate. You can make a difference. Stay informed about legislation affecting animals and voice your opinion to lawmakers.

Current Animal Advocacy

This page will be updated regularly, so check back for updates on bill summaries, testimony from Oregon Humane Society, upcoming hearings, and other news.

Ways You Can Help

There are many ways to get involved. Here are some of Oregon Humane Society’s suggestions for those who want to do more to help animals at risk.

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Make your voice heard: tell your legislators to introduce or support animal welfare legislation that you feel strongly about. Once a piece of legislation is officially introduced and OHS has a position or information about it, we will add it to our website here.

Find a full guide to Oregon’s existing animal laws on our website, along with other details about reporting animal neglect and cruelty.