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Animal Law/ Pet Status

Publisher's Dog Sues Vet in Kentucky


Courts faced with pets as plaintiffs in lawsuits

Now pets are part of the family thanks to US 'Paw Laws'

Litigation Unleashed

Owner awarded $45,000 for cat's death   

What Is Animal Law?

Animal Law Center

NABR: Animal Law

Animal Law: Infliction of emotional distress  

Courts warm up to pet owner's suits

Putting A Price On Pets

Cat Mauled To Death By Rotweiller At Chicago Vet Hospital

Anzalone v Kragness

When pets die at the vet, grieving owners call lawyers

Court Rulings Could Up Ante On DVM Malpractice

Veterinary Malpractice Lawsuit Challenges The Notion That Pets Are Merely Property

The $50,000 Mutt

Pets Get Legal Protection

 "Swiss law now recognises pets as living beings rather than as objects, granting them an improved status."

Animals Win Legal Recognition 

 Animal Rights Get A Boost 

"Animals are currently treated like potatoes or coal but not like living beings"

  "Man's Best Friend:" Property or Family Member?

Pets Get Legal Protection

The moral and legal status of companion animals  

Property To Person Status   

 How Much Is A Pet's Life Worth?   

Colorado: Companion Animal Bill

Rhode Island Animal Companion Bill  

 Damages In Companion Animal Cases 

The Value Of A Pet's Life

Our Dogs & Cats Are Not Just Property