United States

Legislation Roadmap

2014
WDA's Founding Ceremony
2015
Launch of Campaign

Genlin started his campaign to ban dog and cat meat in Washington, DC.

Premiere of "Eating Happiness"

"Eating Happiness", a documentary directed, filmed and edited by Genlin, was premiered in New York, San Francisco and Washington DC.

2016
Meeting with Marc Ching

Genlin met with animal activist Marc Ching to discuss legislation strategies.

2017
Bill Introduced by Rep. Alcee Hastings

US Representative Alcee Hastings introduced a bill to ban dog and cat meat.

2018
Rep. Jeff Denham Proposed an Amendment to the 2018 Farm Bill

US Representative Jeff Denham introduced an amendment to include a dog and cat meat ban in the 2018 Farm Bill.

Full-page Ads on Major Newspapers

WDA ran full-page advertisements on The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Los Angeles Times.

President Donald Trump replies to WDA

WDA's White House Petition received over 100,000 signatures, prompting a response from President Donald Trump.

The House approved the Farm Bill
The Senate approved the Farm Bill
Both chambers passed the Farm Bill
President Donald Trump signed the Bill
2019
30 Congressmen Sign Letter to Garner Trump’s Support on the International Convention to Prohibit the Eating of Dogs and Cats

Latest news

100,000 Signatures! What’s next?

We are delighted to announce that we have reached the 100,000-signature threshold for the petition to explicitly legislate against dog meat consumption. No words are

80,000 signatures!

80,000 signatures! We are almost there!? If you have not signed already, please go to this petition website: https://bit.ly/2jKGgAD ✍? It is a battle to save