animal law

Making court orders to directly protect companion animals during domestic violence

Florida is on the way to passing two bills which hopefully become law to allow judges to grant orders to…

7 days ago

Maryland, USA: pet stores complain unsuccessfully about ban on selling cats and dogs

MARYLAND, USA - OPINION AND NEWS: There is a sensible trend in the USA which might snowball. State legislatures have…

2 weeks ago

Pregnant cat bundled into sack by watchmen and taken away (video)

INDIA: I have written about this before but I have conveniently bumped into a security camera video, which I think…

2 weeks ago

To stop treating companion animals like commodities

NEW YORK STATE - opinion/news story: Deputy Senate Majority Leader Mike Gianaris, a Democrat from Queens, summed up the reason…

2 weeks ago

Kansas: Who can you call when state and local authorities don’t do their job properly investigating animal neglect?

This is the story of a group of animal advocates who have been trying for a long time to find…

3 weeks ago

Granting animals legal personalities would allow them to sue humans via a guardian

It would be a gargantuan step for humans to grant animals legal personalities. It would allow them to sue humans…

3 weeks ago

How to prove cat ownership?

Cat ownership can be a tricky topic as, in practice, we don't really own a cat because they are sentient…

3 weeks ago

No crime for woman who hoarded 105 cats in apartment

Guelph, Ontario, Canada: Sudbury.com report that a woman living in an apartment had surrendered 105 cats to the Guelph Humane…

3 weeks ago

County Sheriff’s Office ‘advises’ resident to not shoot domestic cats

A resident of Kalispell, Montana (or somewhere in the jurisdiction of the Flathead County Sheriff's Office) telephoned the police to…

3 weeks ago

Airlines should differentiate between emotional support animals and service animals and ban the former

Proposal are afoot in America to limit animals allowed in the cabin of aircraft, out of carriers, to professionally trained…

4 weeks ago