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Jul 15, 2019 Press Release
July 15, 2019
Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District celebrated the House passage of bipartisan legislation she introduced with Congressman Vern Buchanan (FL-16) to combat international wildlife trafficking.
May 8, 2019 In The News
Nevada Democratic Reps. Susie Lee and Dina Titus signed on to a letter Monday objecting to the U.S. Forest Service’s impending plan to sell federally protected wild horses “without restrictions on slaughter.”
Apr 8, 2019 In The News
Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., claims that under the Trump administration the BLM has “taken significant steps to remove protections for these animals.” A longtime advocate of the herds, Titus said this year that the government is “shifting resources away from scientifically sound birth control programs and wasting limited resources on costly and dangerous roundups and holdings which only exacerbate population growth.”
Mar 1, 2019 In The News

I write to thank Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., for her tremendous work against the horrific practice of soring Tennessee Walking Horses, a plague that has marred the equine world for more than 60 years.

As reported by The Tennessean in Nashville, soring is “the practice of intentionally abusing Tennessee Walking Horses and related breeds to exaggerate their gait, causing the animals pain each time they step so they lift their front legs higher in what is known as the ‘Big Lick.’ ”

Feb 26, 2019 In The News
On the day before Valentine’s Day this year, Titus and other members of Congress reintroduced the PUPPERS Act (H.R. 1155). “There are proven alternatives to this unnecessary testing that inflicts severe pain on puppies and dogs while producing no discernible medical advances,” Titus said in a press release. She called the experiments a “barbaric practice.”
Feb 20, 2019 In The News
The controversy surrounding the continued use of dogs in medical experiments at Department of Veterans Affairs facilities heated up again this week when the agency’s inspector general announced it would initiate an investigation into the practice.
Feb 20, 2019 In The News
This bipartisan bill will ensure that zoos, commercial breeders, research facilities, and the like are prepared to keep their animals safe when disaster strikes.
Feb 7, 2019 Press Release
February 7, 2019
The lives of animals are too precious to leave to chance.
Feb 7, 2019 Press Release
February 6, 2019
The American people deserve answers about this harmful and unnecessary practice.
Jan 29, 2019 In The News
Nevada has the largest concentration of wild horses and burros in the nation, which Titus said “are a source of pride for our residents, visitors, and tribal communities” in the state.