#47: Interview with New Zealand’s Marcelo Rodriguez Ferrere

Happy new year! We’re excited to kick off 2020 by announcing that Paw & Order won a prestigious Best Podcast award from the Clawbies: Canadian Law Blog Awards.

In this episode, hosts Peter and Camille bring you the latest news on Bill 156, Ontario’s proposed ‘ag gag’ law, a huge win for vegans in the UK, and discuss the heartbreak of the Australia wildfires.

Then, Peter sits down with New Zealand animal law professor Marcelo Rodriguez Ferrere for a fascinating interview about the state of animal law in New Zealand.

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#36: Time to Stamp out Rodeo Cruelty at the Calgary Stampede

In Episode 36 of Paw & Order, Camille is joined by our show producer Shannon Milling, who gets to sit in the co-host chair for a change. Camille and Shannon discuss the start of the Calgary Stampede, which features cruel and torturous rodeo events. Nearly 100 animals have died at the Stampede in the last few decades. Find out why chuckwagon racing, steer wrestling, calf roping, and bronco- and bull-riding and other rodeo events are unjustifiably cruel events, and arguably illegal.

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#34: Another Defeat in Court for Lucy the Elephant

Peter & Camille discuss a major new case from the Alberta Court of Appeal that rejected an attempt to help Lucy, a lonely elephant confined in the Edmonton Zoo. The hosts break down and critique the majority decision, praise the strong dissent, and explain what it means for animal law in Canada.

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Episode 5: Who Gets the Dog? The Battle for Pet Custody

March 16, 2018   Episode 5 of the Paw & Order podcast is jam-packed! Hosts Peter Sankoff and Camille Labchuk give you all the details on a groundbreaking new pet […]

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#5: Who Gets the Dog? The Battle for Pet Custody

Hosts Peter Sankoff and Camille Labchuk give you all the details on a groundbreaking new pet custody case from the Newfoundland & Labrador Court of Appeal. In Baker v Harmina, a young former couple fought over who would get custody of Mya, a Bernese mountain dog-poodle mix. Mr. Baker was awarded full custody, based on the conception that the only thing that matters is who bought Mya. But a dissenting judge disagreed, and would have given the two joint custody, stating that “ownership of a dog is more complicated to decide than, say, a car, or a piece of furniture.”

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