Lawyers for Animal Welfare

LAW Guides

Lawyers for Animal Welfare (LAW) is not able to assist with matters of a personal or individual nature. These guides are prepared to answer some common questions that those with an interest in animals have. The information contained in the guides is not meant to be construed as legal advice nor does its provision form the basis of a lawyer-client relationship. You should obtain legal counsel prior to acting on the information contained within. For additional guides by third-party publishers see the 'Third Party Guides' section below.


Pit Bull Seizure Guide (Ontario) - Current as of February 28, 2011
This guide provides an overview of pit buill seizure in Ontario and steps that can be taken to save your dog's life.


Private Prosecution of Animal Welfare Offences under the Health of Animals Act (Canada) - Current as of August 20, 2010
This guide addresses the steps necessary to commence a private prosection under the Health of Animals Act.
 

Animal Care Malpractice and Negligence (Ontario) - Current as of June 15, 2010
This guide addresses steps that you may take if your animal has been the victim of malpractice or negligence.


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Third Party Guides

Lawyers for Animal Welfare (LAW) takes no responsibility for the materials linked below, nor is the presence or absence of a link here an indication of our endorsement of views expressed.

Animal Research and Testing in Canada - Camille Labchuk

Vegan Values, Religious Rights - Cara Hunt

Simon Shields Guide to Animal Criminal Cruelty Law (Ontario)

Simon Shields Guide to Dog and Cat Control Law (Ontario)
 

Animal Lawyers

The following lawyers have a practice that includes animal law in the jurisdiction stated next to their name:

Simon Shields (Ontario) - www.isthatlegal.ca

Links

Lawyers for Animal Welfare (LAW) takes no responsibility for the websites linked below, nor is the presence or absence of a link here an indication of our endorsement of views expressed.

Atlantic Canadian Anti-Sealing Coalition
http://www.antisealingcoalition.ca

Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals
http://www.humanefood.ca

Canadians for the Ethical Treatment of Food Animals (CETFA)
http://www.cetfa.com

International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)
http://www.ifaw.org  

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)
http://www.peta.org

Humane Society International / Canada
www.hsicanada.org

Toronto Vegetarian Association (TVA)
http://www.veg.ca

Vegan Outreach
http://www.veganoutreach.org

Animal Legal and Historical Center
http://www.animallaw.info

Institute for Critical Animal Studies (ICAS)
http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org

Animal Law in Canada
http://www.animallaw.ca