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Whether by an acute act of violence or by chronic neglect, animal cruelty is a crime in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Below are some resources to help …

Pet custody concerns during a divorce, dangerous dog declarations, landlord/tenant disputes over companion animals and how to include animals in your will are a few of the issues covered in …

It can be disturbing-and heartbreaking-to witness an act of animal cruelty. Whether it be an acute act of violence or chronic neglect, find out what you can do when you …

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