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Overview of the Migratory Bird Treaty Reform Act (MBTRA) Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This overview discusses the recent amendment to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA). Under a bill introduced in May of 2004, all bird species not considered "native" to the United States would be excluded from protection. This new law, known as the Migratory Bird Treaty Reform Act, has been the center of much controversy, especially as it concerns the cause of mute swans in the U.S. It became law on December 8, 2004, as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2005.

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Brief Introduction to Pet Damages Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This article provides a brief overview of the issues relevant to damages associated with pet loss or injury. Included is a brief discussion of the traditional property status of pets and an examination of typical awards in cases involving injury to pets.

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FAQ: Dogs Transported in Pickup Truck Beds Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center This FAQ explores the few states that address dogs or other animals riding unsecured in the back of pickup trucks. Article
Table of 2013 State Law Amendments Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This comparative table gives an overview of changes to state law in 2013. Links to the laws are provided as well as a summary of the amendments.

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Table of State Dog Tether Laws Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center This brief overview describes state laws (23 states and D.C.) that concern the tethering or chaining of dogs. It also includes a table of those state laws dealing with tethering with links to the text of the laws. Topic Table
Landlord & Tenant Issues Concerning Dog Bites Rebecca Wisch

Brief Summary of Landlord Liability for Injury by a Tenant's Animal
Rebecca F. Wisch (2004)

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How to Search for Your Municipality's Animal-Related Ordinances Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This document briefly explains how one may search for electronic versions of his or her municipality's animal control ordinances over the Interent.

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Brief Overview of Pet Trust Laws Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This brief overview discusses how pet trusts can help owners care for their pets in the event of disability or death.

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2016 Statutory Amendments Table Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This table details the animal-related legislative changes that occurred across all fifty states in 2016. Links are provided to the amended laws and a summary of the change appears in the adjacent column.

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Brief Summary of Breed Specific Laws Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This article provides a brief summary of breed-specific legislation and the legal challenges to such laws.

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