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CT Votes for Animals: SPEAK UP FOR ANIMALS
Who are we? CVA envisions a future where all animals live in peace under the protection of strong laws. We work toward this vision by creating and improving Connecticut's laws and encouraging our elected leaders to make the well-being of animals their priority. We work with voters like you, legislators & other officials across CT government to introduce and pass pro-animal laws. We also fight the passage of harmful, inhumane laws.

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    Coalition Urges Governor to Stop the Sale of Pet Store Puppies and Urge Food Pantries to Carry Pet Food During Pandemic

    A coalition comprised of CVA, HSUS, Our Companions and Bailing Out Benji is asking Governor Lamont to close the loophole in his Executive Order (designating pet shops as essential services) to stop the sale of puppies in pet stores. The letter notes that while pet store sale of food and supplies is an essential services their sale of puppies, kittens and other animals are not and continuing their sale is a risk to both public health and animal health.  At the same time the coalition urged the Governor to use his office to encourage food pantries to be sure to carry pet food because it is a service that helps humans help their companion animals during this economic downturn.  A copy of the letter can be found at this link.  
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    Come to Hartford and let legislators know that you Speak Up for Animals and want to be heard, talk with others about the bills that will impact animals this session, and stay afterwards to visit with your legislator.  Don't know who that is?  Click here to find your legislator.  
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