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Emotional Assistance Animals in Rental Housing: A How-to Guide Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This article provides some general information on how to seek help when a person needs an emotional support animal to function in daily life and a landlord enforces a "no pets" policy.

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Pet Sale Cases Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This outline provides links to the cases that relate to the sale of companion animals. While not an exhaustive list, it does provide a sampling of the case law in the area.

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Overview of Pet Number Restrictions in Municipal Ordinances Rebecca F. Wisch Michigan State University College of Law

This legal discussion overviews the typical elements in municipal ordinances that restrict the number of pets a person can own. It analyzes the relevant cases and provides examples ordinances that limit the number of dogs a person can own. Both nuisance regulations and zoning regulations are discussed, as well as the broad police powers municipalities enjoy.

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Detailed Discussion of Utah Great Ape Laws Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center The following article discusses Great Ape law in Utah.Utah does not have a law dealing with great apes, but addresses use and possession through regulations issued under the authority of the state’s Wildlife Resources Code. Additionally, only some great apes are protected under Utah’s anti-cruelty laws. The law prohibits both affirmative acts of cruelty such as torture or unjustified killing, and the failure to provide necessary food, water, care, or shelter for an animal in the person's custody. Exceptions to the definition of “animal” exclude those animals owned or kept by a AZAA accredited zoological park or temporarily in the state as part of a circus or traveling exhibitor licensed by the USDA. Article
Summary of 2008 Animal-Related Ballot Measures Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This overview provides a summary of the animal-related ballots measures presented to voters in 2008. Links to the text of the ballot measures are provided.

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Table of 2011 Amendments to Animal Laws Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This table provides a topic overview of laws passed or amended in late 2010/2011. Links to the text of the amended laws are provided.

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Overview of the Lacey Act (16 U.S.C. SS 3371-3378) Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This article provides a brief overview of the federal Lacey Act (16 U.S.C. §§ 3371-3378). Included is a brief historical discussion as well as an examination of the criminal and civil provisions under the Act. A link to a more complete discussion is provided.

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Dog Leash Laws Rebecca Wisch

Brief Summary of State Dog Leash Laws
Rebecca F. Wisch (2004, updated 2012)

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Table of Significant Animal-related Cases from 2009 Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This table gives summaries of some of the significant animal-related cases from 2009. Links are provided to the actual text of the cases that are summarized.

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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

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