Don't miss the February 2018 Colorado Legislative Animal Welfare (CLAW) Caucus, which meets on February 15, from 12:00 Noon until 1:15 PM, in Room 107 at the Capitol. Come early as January's meeting was standing room only.
The bipartisan CLAW serves to educate and improve communication among legislators and the public. The goal is to get people who are interested in animal issues, both inside and outside of government, to work together.
CLAW is the largest caucus at the Capitol, which speaks to the importance that legislators and the public place on animal protection issues in our state. In the past, the topics discussed have included farm animals, wildlife and pets.
February's presentation will address the state of animal welfare in Colorado. Presenting organizations are: CFAWA (Colorado Federation of Animal Welfare Agencies), CVMA (Colorado Veterinary Medical Association), CAACO (Colorado Association of Animal Control Officers), HSUS (Humane Society of The United States), Dumb Friends League and ALDF (Animal Legal Defense Fund). Updates will also be given on pending legislation that effects animal welfare.
Also, mark your calendars for the March and April CLAW events:
March 15 – PACFA, the Colorado Pet Animal Care Facilities Act. Program Manager, Nick Fisher will explain what PACFA does and how his organization works to improve pet animal welfare.
April 19 – The topic will focus on Colorado wildlife.
The CLAW Caucus is jointly sponsored by Colorado Voters for Animals, the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association, the Humane Society of The United States, the Colorado Association of Animal Control Officers, the Colorado Federation of Animal Welfare Agencies, and the Dumb Friends League.
200 E Colfax Ave
State Capitol, Room 107
Denver, CO 80203
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