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.


Electric shock collars for bets to be banned

Company is offering 'Fur-ternity Leave' for new pet owners

It's a good bet dog racing may end

"Fake service dogs" causing real problem in the Midlands

Seeking justice for Justice the horse

Wildlife trafficking

Courts are awarding significant damages to families whose dogs are killed by police

Illinois Becomes Second State to Require Courts to Consider Wellbeing of Companion Animals in Custody Disputes

National directory of abuse investigation agencies makes it easier to report animal cruelty

Cloning, Anti-trust and the American Quarter Horse Association

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Committee Chair:
Dana R. Krajack
(803) 898-5172


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