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Virginia state laws in this area are written so broadly that they are practically unenforceable.  Several times, we've watched judges dismiss cases involving severe neglect because they felt the dog in question was being afforded sufficient care under existing law, and in one case, even after a dog had to be euthanized because of the condition it was in.

Check out what other states have done to protect dogs who were forced to live outside 24/7.  We are actively working to change the standard of living for dogs in Virginia.  Support us, join us and stand up for the dogs.  Make sure your representative knows how important this is to you!