Pittsburgh's Bullhook Plus Ban
Passed in December of 2017, HAP successfully created the Bullhook Plus Ban that now prohibits the use of bullhooks and other pain inflicting instruments used to train exotic animals within city limits.
Pittsburgh's Puppy Mill Ban
Passed in 2015, HAP successfully drafted a bill that prohibits the sale of commercially raised dogs, cats, and rabbits in all Pittsburgh pet stores, while also requiring advertisements include a valid license number.
HAP brings the animal community together every six weeks to discuss current local, state, and federal animal issues. We give you the information you need to prioritize animal concerns with your community leaders and make the most effective and efficient use of your animal protection time.
Want to get a little more involved? Join one of our campaigns, our education team, or our meeting and events committee.
Our current campaigns are:
America's Model Humane City
"no plastic please"
Stopping PA's Pigeon Shoot
Ending Puppy Mill Misery in PA