Fight the Dog Meat Trade

The Yulin Dog Meat Festival is less than two weeks away and multiple organizations are holding demonstrations to speak up against this horrible torture of dogs and cats. There is so much anger and helplessness, but let's take this time to thank and encourage someone who has taken it upon himself to champion our beloved companions in China and here in the United States. This champion for animals is U.S. Representative Alcee L. Hastings of Florida.

Rep. Hastings introduced H. Res 752 last year and reintroduced it again this year as H. Res 30 - Condemning the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, and urging China to end the dog meat trade. In March, he introduced another animal welfare bill into the U.S. House of Representatives, H.R. 1406 - Dog and Cat Meat Trade Prohibition Act of 2017.

While it is important to directly confront those abusing animals and the people in positions of power who allow abuse to happen, it is also important to recognize and encourage good deeds. Let's take this opportunity to give thanks.

What you can do:



1) Make a very quick and friendly phone call to Representative Alcee L. Hastings office in D.C. and let him know you support what he is doing.

Tel: (202) 225-1313

This is the direct phone number to his office in Washington D.C. Someone will pick up the phone during normal office hours, and you can leave your message.

2) If you have social media accounts, you can leave a thank you message via Facebook or Twitter.

3) Consider sending a card directly to either of these two addresses if you are so inclined.

Capitol Address:

Representative Alcee L. Hastings
50 Independence Avenue, SW
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2353
Washington, District of Columbia 20515-0920

State Address:

Representative Alcee L. Hastings
2701 West Oakland Park Boulevard
Suite 200
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311-1363

4) Send our letter by simply filling in the required fields and clicking Submit.

Personalize and submit the letter below to email your comments to:

  • U.S. Representative Alcee L. Hastings




Thank You for Introducing H. Res 30 and H.R. 1406

Dear [Decision Maker],

[Your Name]
[Your Address]
[City, State ZIP]


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