S.M.A.R.T. helps celebrate the passage of Senate Bill 1172, an Act to ensure the safety of people with Pets in Disasters at the state house on June 4,2014. S.1172 requires municipalities to include pets in their disaster planning, thereby protecting both pets and people. A sincere Thank you goes Senator Karen Spilka, the sponsor of the bill, as well as to the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in helping to get this bill passed.
While we know that at this point there is no evidence that animals play a role in the spread of this virus, we are aware that the pandemic is creating challenges for all of us as we try to ensure that animals needs are accounted for. There are many excellent resources available We recommend checking […]