Gov. John Hickenlooper on March 20 signed a bill into law that will allow emergency medical providers to provide medical care to house cats and dogs.
Medical personnel who respond to emergency calls to homes were prohibited from providing care to …
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Medical personnel who respond to emergency calls to homes were prohibited from providing care to domestic animals prior to the bill signing. Although EMTs provide that assistance any way, they risked litigation by the pet’s owner if something happened to the animal.
The bill was sponsored by Sen. David Balmer, R-Centennial and Denver Democratic Reps. Beth McCann and Lois Court.
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