Nova Scotia Makes History by Banning Cat Declawing and Other Mutilations

The province of Nova Scotia passed strong new animal protection legislation this week, becoming the first province in the country to make cat declawing illegal. The new laws also put […]

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Episode 9: Animal Cases Are Making Headlines Right Now

May 11, 2018   Animal cruelty cases and lawsuits are making major headlines this month, so hosts Camille Labchuk and Peter Sankoff break down all the latest news in Episode […]

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#9: Animal Cases Are Making Headlines Right Now

Animal cruelty is notoriously under-prosecuted, but even when there is a successful conviction, the outcome isn’t always ideal. Learn about a man convicted of animal offences in Saskatchewan who packed up, moved to B.C. and just had dozens of dogs seized once again. The hosts also discuss an Alberta breeder who is awaiting trial on animal cruelty charges, yet is allowed to carry on with his breeding business in the meantime because he wasn’t subject to bail restrictions. Meanwhile, a Nova Scotia woman starved a bunny rabbit to death and a PEI man severely neglected 10 dogs (five had to be euthanized), but they each received only a short ban on animal ownership, and got to keep other animals already in their possession.

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Episode 6: Using False Advertising Laws to Tackle Animal Cruelty

March 30, 2018   In Episode 6 of Paw & Order, hosts Camille Labchuk and Peter Sankoff tackle the topic of false advertising, and how animal lawyers use consumer protection […]

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#6: Using False Advertising Laws to Tackle Animal Cruelty

Camille Labchuk and Peter Sankoff tackle the topic of false advertising, and how animal lawyers use consumer protection laws creatively to expose and combat animal suffering.

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