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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...

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Pet Condominium Law in the US

Pets are an integral part of families throughout North America, and for many, pets are akin to children. Unlike with human children, finding housing accommodations for you and your beloved pet can be challenging. This is especially true of condominiums. Like in...

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Using Mediation to Resolve Pet Custody Disputes

By: Suzana Gartner, Kira Berkeley, and Edith Barabash   In our society, companion animals are often viewed as members of our families and hold a special place in our hearts. When a relationship breaks down, the last thing we want is to lose access to our beloved...

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Estate Matters Involving Surviving Pets

Pets are considered part of the family in many Canadian households. Pet guardians often assume that they will outlive their pets, but what happens when pets outlive their guardians? No pet guardian wants their loving companion to be left with nowhere to go or...

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