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Pet Custody Disputes & Mediation

            By Suzana Gartner & Alyson Groll Although many Canadians love their animal companions as members of their family, often treating them like any child in the household, Canadian jurisprudence views animals as property. As a result, our companion animals...

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Dog Boarding Contracts & Your Rights

Kennel Contracts & Breaches GENERAL INFORMATION At Gartner and Associates, we are passionate about empowering pet guardians to be well-informed when boarding their companion animal at a kennel. In the event your companion animal is hurt or dies while in their...

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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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