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When Your Animal is Harmed

In Pironga, two parties recently had a dispute over a cat which continually entered a neighbour’s property and urinated in their home. The neighbour’s solution to this issue was to shoot the cat. The full story can be viewed on Seven Sharp here: http://tvnz.co.nz/seven-sharp/if-she-let-us-know-we-would-ve-re-homed-him-neighbour-distraught-shooting-her-cat-video-6492384. Seven Sharp subsequently approached NZALA for legal advice regarding what recourse a…

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October issue of Vetscript

The New Zealand Animal Law Association (NZALA) is a new group of lawyers working together through the legal system to improve the welfare and lives of animals. The founding members recognised New Zealand lacked a group that focused on using legal expertise to improve animal welfare. The response to advertisements placed in legal publications for…