Pricing & Classification DMM Advisory

Message board to keep postal customers informed of changes to mailing standards, services, and prices.

December 10, 2009

Animal Fighting Advertisements and Ventures

An advance copy of the final rule Federal Register notice to align our standards with the Animal Welfare Act is available on Postal Explorer at

The Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 amended certain provisions of the Animal Welfare Act pertaining to animal fighting ventures. The Act’s amendments added prohibitions on using the mail service of the United States to promote animal fighting ventures or instruments used in animal fighting ventures.