Proposed legislation in Seattle, Washington, USA, would tax petfood distributors an additional US$0.03 cents per pound, according to King 5 News .
Supporters of HB 1406 and SB 5329 said animal euthanasia costs the state millions of dollars annually and think the tax, which would subsidize spaying and neutering for low income pet owners, could cut those numbers.
By Lindsay Beaton
Giving back is a significant part of the pet food industry, and companies focused on philanthropy want to make connections, not just donations.
By Ann Reus