Following up on our recent win in the New York State Legislature, Long Island Orchestrating for Nature helped write, lobby, and pass IR-1047, the strongest puppy mill law in New York State.

While this is a victory for dogs and cats in Suffolk, this does not mean it is safe to buy animals from pet dealers in Suffolk County. The USDA’s Animal Welfare Act remains weak and underenforced, and due to the new presidential administration, enforcement actions are no longer transparent to the public.

Please continue to adopt. Don’t shop.