Hochul signs Queens lawmaker’s bill to ‘strengthen the standards of care’ at animals shelters in New York


In an effort to better protect pets held in animal shelters, Gov. Kathy Hochul signed Queens Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr.’s bill that will strengthen the care for shelters.

According to Addabbo, the new law will provide comprehensive standards of care for municipal shelters, nonprofit humane societies and nonprofit animal shelters.