Companion Animals

September 21, 2021

Second DCA Addresses Liability of Dog Owners

Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal recently addressed a dog owner’s liability under section 767.01, Florida Statutes (2016), for damage done by their dog to another […]
May 31, 2021

Vox’s Animal Issue Examines Our Relationship with Animals

Vox recently published The Animals Issue of The Highlight, which examines various aspects of humans’ relationship to animals in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Some of […]
July 22, 2018

Meet Boo, the Official YLD Spokesdog!

We are pleased to introduce, Boo, a 15-year old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, who happens to be the official spokesdog of the Young Lawyers Division of […]
July 11, 2018

Puppies Born at Tampa International Airport

Recently, a service dog unexpectedly gave birth to eight puppies while waiting to board her flight at Tampa International Airport. Although Eleanor Rigby’s (“Ellie”) owners knew […]
June 28, 2018

Want to Reduce Stress? Hang Out with Animals

My husband Mike says it whenever I come home feeling tense and tired after an especially tough work day: Just look into Momo’s eyes and you’ll […]
May 18, 2018

Issue of Leg Broken by Romping Dog Must Go to Jury

Florida’s First District Court of Appeal (“1st DCA”) recently reversed a summary judgment finding that the plaintiff had been adequately warned and assumed the risk of […]
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