Companion Animals and the Law

September 14, 2010

Registration is now open for the online course: Companion Animals and the Law given by Lawyers In Defense of Animals, Inc.(LIDA) in collaboration with Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA). This course  explores limit laws,  breed specific legislation, issues of  trap, neuter and return (TNR), pet stores, puppy mills, hoarding, sheltering and more.   It is taught by the trustees of LIDA and relies heavily on materials drawn from LIDA cases. One of three courses offered in the Animals, Community and the Law Certificate program, this course may be taken for three graduate credits in the SPAA masters program and for non-credit. For graduate credit information please contact Dean Kirchhoff at or 973-353-1351. To learn more or to enroll for non-credit please go to

For content information, please contact Isabelle Strauss, Esq. at or 732-255-4696. The course starts September 7, 2010. Please register early to ensure enrollment.