Animal Justice Troubled by Animal Cruelty Charges Against City of Edmonton

EDMONTON – National animal law non-profit Animal Justice is deeply troubled by animal cruelty charges laid earlier this month against the City of Edmonton after the deaths of three cats. […]

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Episode 7: Breed-Specific Legislation Is Bad Science

April 13, 2018   In Episode 7, Peter talks about breed-specific legislation (BSL) with Alanna Devine—our very first podcast guest! Alanna is a lawyer and director of animal advocacy at […]

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#7: Breed-Specific Legislation Is Bad Science

Peter talks about breed-specific legislation (BSL) with Alanna Devine—our very first podcast guest! Alanna is a lawyer and director of animal advocacy at the Montreal SPCA. She has played a key role in the legal fight against Montreal’s pit bull ban, and a proposed provincial breed ban in Quebec. Tune in to learn why BSL is unscientific, ineffective, expensive, and spells a death sentence for innocent dogs.

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#2: What Does Canadian Federalism Mean for Animal Law?

Peter Sankoff and Camille Labchuk dive into an important topic in animal law: Federalism. In other words, how does the division of powers between federal and provincial governments affect animals? Unlike many other countries, Canada has no national animal welfare legislation. Here’s your chance to understand why that is, and why it’s such a serious problem.

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Episode 2: What Does Canadian Federalism Mean for Animal Law?

February 2, 2018   Welcome to Episode 2 of Paw & Order! Tune in as hosts Peter Sankoff and Camille Labchuk dive into an important topic in animal law: Federalism. […]

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Statement on Animal Cruelty Charges Against Ontario Pig Farmer

LONDON, ON—The Ontario SPCA has filed eight provincial animal cruelty charges against a pig farmer after more than 1,265 dead pigs were found in his flooded, manure-filled barn with no […]

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Animal Justice Statement on Chilliwack Cattle Cruelty Charges

VANCOUVER—In June 2014, Chilliwack Cattle Sales—Canada’s largest dairy facility—was exposed for harbouring a brutal culture of animal cruelty against dairy cows after an employee spent four weeks secretly documenting the conditions. The […]

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