Paw Review Blog

June 24, 2016

Hillsborough County moves forward with animal abuse registry

Hillsborough County commissioners voted 6-0 to create a new registry for those convicted of misdemeanor or felony animal abuse. Those placed on the registry would not […]
June 24, 2016

Legal Fees Ordered in Idaho “Ag-Gag” Case

In 2014, Idaho lawmakers passed a statute — known colloquially as the “ag-gag” law — which imposed fines and jail time for activists who secretly film […]
May 16, 2016

FROM AROUND THE ZOO – Understanding SSPs

Within the State of Florida, there are 17 wildlife facilities that have earned accreditation by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). Within the framework of […]
May 16, 2016

Phony Service Animals Becoming a Big Problem

When most people think of service animals, they think of service dogs. These dogs are trained to assist people with physical disabilities and are allowed in […]
May 16, 2016

Lee County Considers Adopting Court Dogs

Judge Robert Branning and the Children’s Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida are working on a proposal that would allow dogs to provide comfort and emotional support […]
May 16, 2016

No Immunity for Cop in K-9 Bite Case

On May 12, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit held that an Evansville, Indiana, police officer forfeited his qualified immunity in an […]
April 15, 2016

The Georgia Supreme Court to Decide the Value of a Pet

Lola, a dachshund mix, died nine months after staying at a kennel. Now, the Georgia Supreme Court must determine the value of the deceased pet. Lola’s […]
April 15, 2016

Shelter Dog Adopted and Trained as Electronics-Sniffing Dog

The Manatee County Sheriff’s K9 unit has a new addition from an unusual background. Gia, a mixed-breed rescue dog who was adopted from Bradenton’s Bishop Animal […]
April 15, 2016

The Florida Bar’s Newest Section: The Animal Law Section

Commencing July 1, 2016, the Animal Law Committee of the Florida Bar will become The Florida Bar’s newest Section. The Section aims to promote the growth, […]
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