Bill seeks to ensure emergency care for pets

DENVER (AP) — Colorado lawmakers want to ensure that dogs and cats are able to receive emergency care when they're injured in car accidents or natural disasters.

A bill being heard in a Senate committee Thursday would fix a technical glitch in the law that says it's a violation of the Veterinary Medicine Practice Act for emergency medical technicians to provide stabilizing care for pets.

Republican Sen. David Balmer is sponsoring the bill.

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Read the bill:

Senate Bill 39: http://goo.gl/AlARIE

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