When it comes to protecting animals, all states are not equal. The Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) releases an annual report identifying where states rank in terms of their animal protection laws.

According to the ALDF, the top 5 states for animal protection laws in 2018 are:
– Illinois
– Oregon
– Maine
– Colorado
– Massachusetts

The 5 worse states are:
– Kentucky
– Mississippi
– Iowa
– Wyoming
– New Mexico

Go to “2018 U.S. Animal Protection Laws State Rankings” to learn more about animal protection laws in your state.