Florida Statutes

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 […]
April 30, 2021

Shark Finning Bill Reintroduced in Congress

Shark finning is the practice of slicing the fin off of a still-living shark and discarding the rest of its body overboard, leaving it to bleed […]
August 26, 2020

New Law Passed to Address Emotional Support Animals in Housing

The Florida Legislature has passed a new law, effective July 1, 2020, regarding housing discrimination against people with emotional support animals (ESAs) as well as concerns […]
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

Caution – Horses On The Roadways: Does Florida Need A Better Law?

According to some statistics, Florida is home to 500,000 horses, placing our state third in total number of horses behind Texas and California.(1). Ocala, in Marion […]
May 18, 2018

Florida Statute Criminalizing Altering Certificate of Veterinary Inspection Held Constitutional

Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal (“2d DCA”) recently reversed a dismissal based on the trial court’s determination that section 585.145(3), Florida Statutes (2013 and 2014) […]
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