Animal Law Committee

The Animal Law Committee provides education, updates and analysis of relevant issues, and holds regular meetings to discuss the changes and new directions in animal law. The Committee will maintain a website and offer CLE and public service programs. It shall also serve as a reference point to facilitate cooperation with government agencies, non-governmental humane societies, rescue organizations, animal clubs, breeders of animals, and other entities and persons involved in legal issues affecting animals.

Animal Welfare Listening Sessions
The Senate Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee will lead Animal Welfare Listening Sessions this fall. There will be four meetings in various locations statewide. Meetings will be on successive Tuesday evenings beginning September 23. Click here for additional details.

Animal Law Committee Survey Results

Get Published
If you are interested in submitting an article, legislative updates or any information that would be of interest to Committee members, please forward to

Article: Cloning, Anti-trust and the American Quarter Horse Association

Animal Law 2013 Legislatve Update

AKC Governmental Relations

Animal Law Resource Center

Animal Legal and Historical Center

Animal Legal Defense Fund

Clemson Livestock Poultry Health: S.C. Import Requirements

Equine Law Statutes

Healing Species

The Humane Society of the United States

National Agricultural Law Center S.C. Animal Cruelty Statues

National Animal Interest Alliance

Pawmetto Lifeline

Pilots N Paws

S.C. Farm Animal Welfare Statues

S.C. Legislature: S.C. Code of Laws, Title 47 Animals, Livestock and Poultry


Committee Roster

Staff Contact
Tara Caine
(803) 799-6653, ext. 146