The Michigan Legislature has remained active despite the 2020 election and ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic, actively introducing and advancing bills related to animals throughout the fall. Largely, these bills either set new standards for what is considered a dangerous dog or are clerical changes to bills to become compliant with…

As 2019 came to an end, only a pair of bills impacting animal policy were introduced into the legislature. Michigan certainly has its topics that remain quite partisan, however, policies improving animal welfare, protecting pets, and supporting veterinarians continue to have bipartisan support. In the first half of this legislative…

Matt Kuhn

Veterinarian. PhD. AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow. Bookworm, SciPol junky, dad, ER vet husband.

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