Paw Review Blog

June 28, 2018

CRC Approves Greyhound Racing Phase-out for November 2018 Statewide Ballot

In a tremendous victory for animal welfare advocates, who have tried unsuccessfully for ten legislative sessions to ban greyhound racing in Florida, only to fall prey […]
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 […]
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 19, 2018

FFWC Seeks Comment on Elephant Ride Rules

Last month, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FFWC) held a public meeting to discuss elephant ride regulations in the state. Animal welfare and rights activists […]
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) […]
May 18, 2018

9th Circuit Rejects Monkey’s Copyright Claim

It all started when, in 2011, a wildlife photographer named David Slater left his camera unattended on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia. A crested macaque […]
May 18, 2018

FFWC Wins in Blackwater Hunting Case

In a split decision, Florida’s First District Court of Appeal (“1st DCA”) recently dissolved an injunction against the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (“FFWC”), as […]
May 18, 2018

Dog Sniff Conviction Upheld

Florida’s First District Court of Appeal (“1st DCA”) recently upheld a defendant’s conviction for felon in possession of a firearm after a K9 unit alerted police […]
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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