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Dog Bites and Dangerous Dog Orders in Ontario

As a dog owner, you have a deep and beautiful connection with your dog. Here is essential information you need to know if your dog bites or attacks a person or domestic animal. [1] A legal dispute for a dog bite or attack is governed by statute. The Dog Owners...

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The Future with Bill 156 and C-205

By Suzana Gartner & Edith Barabash   Introduction Animal farming practices in Ontario are widely shielded from public view. Industrial farms hide animal cruelty behind closed doors, and since law enforcement does not prioritize protecting these animals,...

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Punky the Dog & Dangerous Dog Laws in Canada

By Suzana Gartner & Cassandra Devenyi Dangerous dog laws in Canada are regulated by provincial Acts, municipal by-laws, and criminal law provisions, and therefore vary across the country. The law aims to balance a dog owner’s interest in the wellbeing of their...

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Kennel Negligence Law in Canada

At some point, most pet guardians will have to travel, whether for business or vacation, and leave their companion animals behind. Whether that means getting the help of a friend or family member to care for them, or boarding them with a reputable kennel, pet owners...

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Pet Custody in Canada and Possible Reform

Your family pet is likely viewed as that: family. It seems absurd to consider your precious pet as a piece of property, and for a good reason -- a pet is something you share an emotional bond with, something irreplaceable. However, Canada still legally considers pets...

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