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Fall For Felines! October 13, 2017

  Happy Outdoor Cat Month! ADLA and its dedicated staff and volunteers are Falling For Felines by doing everything they can to Trap, Neuter, Return Outdoor Cats throughout October and all fall! That’s because temperatures are cooling, and there’s nothing like trapping a few cats under a harvest moon! In addition we want to trap […]

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Ad Launched Against Dolphin Captivity August 16, 2017

The Animal Defense League of Arizona  and the Animal Welfare Institute launched a digital campaign aimed at discouraging the public from buying tickets to attractions that exploit captive dolphins. A video by Nanna Påskesen contrasts the lives of dolphins in the wild with those in confinement.

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Two ADLA Supported Bills Took Effect Aug 9th! August 10, 2017

Two bills supported by ADLA and its partner groups became state law on Aug. 9th and will benefit animals throughout Arizona. The Good Samaritan Hot Car Bill,  sponsored by Sen. John Kavanagh, aims to end hot car deaths by allowing good Samaritans to take action without risk of civil liability if they rescue a child or a pet […]

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Comments Submitted on Grand Canyon Bison Environmental Assessment August 4, 2017

DJ Schubert, Wildlife Biologist and ADLA Board Member, recently submitted comments on the National Park Service’s Bison Herd Reduction Environmental Assessment. Comments were submitted to NPS on behalf of ADLA, Animal Welfare Institute, and Humane Society of the United States, stating that the groups “strongly encourage the National Park Service to reconsider its strategies for bison […]

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Protect Animals and Voters Rights on July Fourth! July 5, 2017

Animals need your help on Independence Day! Would you be willing to spare an hour to help protect animals and voter rights? The Voters of Arizona referendum campaign urgently needs volunteers to collect petition signatures to stop two bills damaging to animals and citizen initiative rights. The deadline to turn in petitions is less than six […]

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ADLA Victories and New Campaigns: the (very) Good, the Bad, and the (somewhat) Ugly! July 5, 2017

The Good With your support, Animal Defense League of Arizona and its partners with the Humane Legislative Coalition of Arizona (HLCA) successfully led efforts to pass the Spay Neuter Act and the Samaritan Hot Car Law. These bills will soon become state law and benefit animals throughout Arizona. The Bad In the 2017 session the […]

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Good Samaritan Hot Car Bill Passed and Signed! May 12, 2017

Governor Ducey has signed the Good Samaritan Hot Car Bill into law! HB 2494 passed the Arizona House on the final day of the session by a vote of 35-20-5. It had previously passed the Senate 20-7-3.The measure aims to end hot-car deaths and allows good Samaritans to take action without risk of civil liability […]

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Spay Neuter Bill Passed and Signed into Law! April 22, 2017

We are pleased to report that Spay Neuter Bill – HB 2523 passed the Arizona Legislature and was signed into law by Governor Ducey! This will allow Arizona residents to make a voluntary contribution through the tax check-off program to fund much-needed affordable spay/neuter services throughout Arizona. Monies raised via this voluntary check off program […]

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Call NOW on Bill to Raise Funds for Spay Neuter! February 22, 2017

We need your help today to pass a bill in the AZ Legislature that would raise funds for spay neuter services statewide. HB 2523, sponsored by Rep. Drew John, would raise much-needed funding for spay neuter services through voluntary tax check offs. We just learned that the full AZ House of Representatives may vote on […]

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Help Stop Attacks on Animal Protection Initiatives! February 20, 2017

We need your help to stop a slew of bills in the Arizona Legislature that are aimed at dismantling our state’s public initiative and referendum process. These measures, if passed, would devastate citizen initiative campaigns. One measure (HCR 2002) could even enable the Legislature to overturn animal protection laws already passed by voters. Many of you […]

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ADLA Helps Sponsor Animal Protection Bill February 3, 2017

The Arizona State Legislature is in session and ADLA volunteers are working to pass animal protection bills and to kill damaging legislation. ADLA is a member of the Humane Legislative Coalition of Arizona, which has sponsored a measure that would strengthen our state animal cruelty law and correct longstanding loopholes that make prosecution of animal […]

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Governor Joins ADLA in Support of Bill Aimed to End Hot Car Deaths January 13, 2017

Legislation Introduced to Protect Good Samaritans from Civil Liability, Raise Awareness of Dangers of Hot Cars In his recent State of the State Address, Gov. Doug Ducey joined Arizona’s leading animal-welfare organizations and pledged his support of SB 1001, a bill that aims to end hot-car deaths and allows Good Samaritans to take action without […]

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Save Twice as Many Animals! December 17, 2016

  This Holiday Season you can help ADLA save twice as many animals! All gifts (up to $10,00) will be matched by  a group of anonymous donors! When you donate to ADLA you can be assured thatover 90% of each dollar you donate goes directly to program services. Learn more about the successes you made […]

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Upcoming Events: Cats, Dogs, and Dolphins! September 16, 2016

Check out ADLA’s latest newsletter on Fall for Felines and upcoming events!

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Say NO to Captive Dolphins in Arizona! April 23, 2016

ADLA and other groups are working on a campaign opposing Dolphinaris, a swim-with-dolphins enclosure under development in Scottsdale. The facility will house eight or more dolphins and is set to open in July. As opposed to their natural wide-range ocean habitat, these intelligent, social marine mammals will be forced to live out their lives in […]

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