Animal Legal and Historical Center (Michigan State University College of Law)
This comprehensive site provides links to full text cases, statutes, as well as foreign and international materials. Legal information covered in the Maps of State Laws section include animal cruelty laws, dogs laws, endangered species laws and veterinary practice laws for all states. This is a comprehensive site that also has links to pleadings and briefs, journal articles, and historical materials as well.
Animal Rights History (Animal Rights History.org)
Provides a timeline that documents the history of animal rights, beginning with ancient laws for the protection of animals (in German).
Animal Law Research Guide (UCLA Hugh and Hazel Darling Law Library)
A guide developed to provide “guidance for students researching animal law and advocacy, as well as the discussion of animals in the fields of philosophy, cultural studies, gender and women's studies, environmental studies, and literary theory.”
Institute for Critical Animal Studies (ICAS)
ICAS “is the first interdisciplinary scholarly center dedicated to promoting critical scholarly dialogue and research on principles and practices of animal advocacy, animal protection, and animal-related policies in the fields of social science and humanities.” Website users can sign on to the ICAS E-newsletter and the ICAS Discussion List.
International and Foreign Animal Law Guide (Georgetown University Law School Library)
A handy guide that links to European Union regional treaties on protection of animals, legislation on animal welfare from a number of countries, and European Union directives on farm animals, transport and animal experimentation.