Animal Blawg: Transcending Speciesism since October 2008
The Animal Blawg focuses on animal law, ethics and policy. It provides a forum
for community and collegiality as well as debate and the exchange of ideas.
Founded by Pace Law School professors, David N. Cassuto, Luis E. Chiesa and law
student, Suzanne McMillan, the blog is now principally maintained by David
Cassuto. Contributors include academics, practitioners, and law students, as
well as other interested members of the animal advocacy community.
Animal Emotions Blog: Do animals think and feel?
Written and maintained by Marc Bekoff, a former
Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado,
Boulder, and co-founder with Jane Goodall of Ethologists for the Ethical
Treatment of Animals. Published by Psychology Today.
Philosophical discussions on the moral status of nonhuman animals.
Animal Law Blog
Devoted to animals and the law, this blog features one practitioner's
observations and analysis of animal law news, litigation in her state of
Illinois and around the country, criminal cases, as well as links to
legislation and other animal law resources. (Last updated August 2014).
Animal Legal Defense Blog
Postings by the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) legal experts and staff give
updates on current developments and actions in support of animal welfare.
Animal Rights: The Abolitionist Approach
Created and supported by Gary L. Francione, author and co-director of the
Rutgers Animal Rights Law Center.
Animals & Politics
Maintained by Michael Markarian, president of the Humane Society Legislative
Fund, The organization lobbies for animal welfare legislation and works to
elect humane-minded candidates to public office. The Humane Society Legislative
Fund is a 501(c)(4) social welfare organization, and Markarian has works for
the passage of state laws and federal statutes to protect animals.
Events, news and commentary on the work of the ASPCA.
Companion Animal Law Blog
Topics of posts include pet trusts and dangerous dog statutes to zoning and
land use laws for the expanding businesses of boarding kennels and doggie
day cares. (Last updated June 2014).
Florida Animal Law
The purpose of this blog by Florida attorney Gregg Morton is to assist in the
dissemination of current information about Florida and Federal animal law and
animal rights issues, Government agency actions and other news as appropriate. Last blog update July 2015. Morton encourages readers to check out The Florida Bar's Animal Law Committee Facebook page, which is frequently updated with interesting animal law related material from around the state of Florida.
IFAW News Blogs
International Fund for Animal Welfare begins its fourth decade of operation
with teams of experienced and dedicated campaigners, legal and political
experts, and internationally acclaimed scientists working from offices in
countries around the world.
Introduction to Animal Law by Robert Brammer (LC)
Animal law is a rapidly growing area of law, especially in the past
decade. The human animal interaction comes in a variety of forms
including companionship, agriculture, and science. As a result, animal
law extends into many areas of law including criminal, torts, property,
and constitutional law. This guide will provide an overview of the resources available covering animal law, wildlife law, and animal rights and welfare.
Our Hen House: Change the World for Animals
"Our Hen House builds on the work being done by advocacy groups to truly
catalyze a mass movement in which individuals do not merely follow the
leadership of animal advocacy organizations, but also take personal
responsibility for leading the way to a new world in which the exploitation of
animals is recognized as no longer necessary for human progress and must come
to an end."
PAWS (Performing Animal Welfare Society)
U.S. based group for abandoned or abused performing animals as well victims of
the exotic animal trade.
The Ag & Food Law Blog
The National Agricultural Law Center at
the University of Arkansas is the only agricultural law research and information facility that is independent, national in scope, and directly connected to the national information network.
The blog’s sections on Animal Welfare and Animal Law provides up-to-date news, research, and
information on the topic.
World Animal Protection News
The World Society for the Protection of Animals
(WSPA) was renamed World Animal Protection in June 2014. The organization works toward a world where animal welfare matters and animal cruelty has ended, focusing on animals in communities, animals in disasters, animals in farming, animals in the wild, global animal protection, and animal welfare education.