The Animal Legal Defense Fund provides these resources to help you learn how animal protection laws function within the legal system.
Animals and the Law
The field of animal law is complex. Use these articles as a guide to understand the fundamentals.
What You Can Do
Do you need help with a specific legal situation involving an animal? Our guides below are provided with that end in mind.
Animal Law Academy
What To Do If a Companion Animal You Purchased Became Sick or Died Soon Afterwards
What To Do When Your Companion Animal Has Been Injured or Killed
What To Do When You Find Animals in Substandard Conditions at a Pet Store
Nuisance Issues and Some Steps Toward Resolving Conflicts
Animal Protection Laws of the United States of America
Companion Animal Theft
Ways to Give
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