Lawsuit Aims to Put an End to Coyote Killing Contest

Complaint Alleges the Contest is a Public Nuisance and Constitutes Illegal Gambling

act now »

Register for the Animal Law Symposium Now

May 20, 2017 in Los Angeles, California

act now »

Barbour County Sued for Violating State Law

Alabama state law requires the county operate an animal shelter

act now »

news & alerts

First Criminal Charges Filed under California’s Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty Act

March 28, 2017
The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office filed more than 50 charges against an Ontario, California egg facility, Hohberg Poultry Ranches. Read More »

Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Legal Battle to Free Tony the Tiger Moves Forward

March 28, 2017
Petition Filed to Intervene in Tony the Truck Stop Tiger Lawsuit Read More »

Animal Legal Defense Fund Statement on Arkansas’ New Unconstitutional Ag-Gag Law

March 24, 2017
The Animal Legal Defense Fund is appalled by the passage of an Ag-Gag bill in Arkansas. Read More »

Legally Brief: The Mother of Animal Law

March 24, 2017
March is Women’s History Month—an appropriate time to express our thanks and reverence for the vision, courage and diligence of the “mother of animal law.” Read More »

take action

Be a Partner in Protection!

Donate monthly to help animals.

or make a one-time gift » ALDF is an accredited charity.
Learn more »

ALDF's Online Store

Help fund our lifesaving work!


Stay Connected

Sign up for Action Alerts.