1634, the California Responsible Pet Ownership Act, is
a common sense law to help combat pet overpopulation and bites.
The law will allow law enforcement to target roaming dogs
and cats, prevent unplanned litters and reduce attacks.
The law requires that a dog or cat to be spayed or neutered,
if the animal meets one of the following criteria:
- The dog or cat is repeatedly impounded by animal control
or cited for being at large.
- The dog or cat is repeatedly cited for being unlicensed
as required by current law.
is humane and protects
of domestic animals forces local animal control agencies in
California to euthanize more than half a million dogs
and cats every year. AB 1634 offers a humane and cost-effective
solution to controlling pet overpopulation.
AB 1634 will
save taxpayers millions of dollars.
animal control agencies in California are forced to spend
over $250 million taxpayer dollars every year to
collect, control and euthanize the state's unwanted overpopulation
of cats and dogs. Local animal control officials overwhelmingly
support AB 1634 because it will control animal overpopulation
humanely and reduce local government costs.
AB 1634 is
supported by law enforcement officials.
enforcement officials in California and major law enforcement
organizations are supporting AB 1634 because they are drained
by the need to deal with millions of homeless cats and dogs
that are the result of pet overpopulation. AB 1634 is a humane
and cost-effective way to reduce that overpopulation and law
enforcement officials to focus on protecting California's