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Entertainment Watchdog

The American Humane Association has been monitoring motion picture and television productions for 70 years to protect the animal welfare. The collaboration is an example of succesful self-regulation, but does the voluntary monitoring go far enough?...

A Whale Tale

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals argues that whales in captivity are slaves under the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. If they're right, where does that leave horses and other animals? ...

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Equine lawyers don’t sue horses—but what, exactly, do they do? And why does it matter? Horses and the Law brings you an in-depth look at the important legal issues affecting horse owners and exhibitors today, including liability, sales and bloodstock agents, contracts and other business concerns, taxes, the animal rights vs. animal welfare debate, and legislation. If you agree with something, or even if you don’t, feel free to comment. Just keep it tasteful. And remember that Horses and the Law does not—and cannot—address your specific legal problems, and is not a source of legal advice. For that, you should contact your own attorney.