Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 56—Relative to the official State Pet.


ACR 56, Linder. Official State Pet.

This measure would declare a shelter pet as the official State Pet.

WHEREAS, There are currently around eight million abandoned pets living in animal shelters in the United States; and

WHEREAS, Three to four million of these dogs and cats are euthanized every year; and

WHEREAS, The Legislature seeks to raise public awareness of shelter animals; now, therefore, be it

Resolved by the Assembly of the State of California, the Senate thereof concurring, That the Legislature hereby declares a shelter pet as the official State Pet; and be it further

Resolved, That the Chief Clerk of the Assembly transmit copies of this resolution to the author for appropriate distribution.