Adjunct Professor
School of Law

Animal law, animal law litigation, animal law in court, animal law cases, barking dogs, pets in transportation, animals on buses, pets on airplanes, pets in cars, animals in federal law, dogs in restaurants, service animals, animals in the workplace, pet liability, marital dissolution and pet custody, pets as property, animals in legislation, horse racing, dogs in the city of Vancouver, animal laws in Canada, animal laws internationally, SPCA cases, animal protection, animal human bond, intrinsic worth of animals, animals in court cases, guide dogs, lab animals, animals in science, history of animal law, future of animal law, animal law behaviour, animals for food, animals in experiments, animal dentistry, animal ethics, animal law trends, Paws of Empathy, humane education, dangerous dogs, vicious and aggressive dogs, pet insurance, pit bulls, breed specific legislation, animal bylaws, off leash dogs, pets in stratas, animal cruelty, personhood for animals, horses, elephants, cows, deer, raccoons, squirrels, otters, zoos, whales and dolphins, bears, chickens, wildlife, dog bite, animal rights, specieism, horse drawn carriages, The Community Charter, veterinary malpractice, cats, cat declawing, cosmetic testing on animals, therapy dogs, farming, environment, urban wildlife, pets as property


some French
In the Media

All she can do now is pray for clemency for Punky

Punky the dog won’t get his day at Canada’s highest court

End of the line for Punky: Supreme Court of Canada refuses to hear death-row B.C. dog’s last-ditch appeal

Death-row dog loses fight for life as Supreme Court of Canada rejects owner’s bid to appeal

Death-row dog Punky to be euthanized next week

Animal law in 2020

Looking forward to animal law in 2020

Punky Santics, Canada’s every dog, seeks leave to the Supreme Court of Canada

My letter to Santa Claws

Why death row dog Punky should head to Supreme Court

How Punky the dog got to Supreme Court

Otter vs. Fish, Vancouver animal lawyer wades in

Vancouver council votes to ban consumer fireworks by Halloween 2021

Sharper teeth for Ontario animal bill

Animal law teaching, conferences growing around globe

Political animals in Canada

Behind every bad dog there’s an awful owner

The Jill Bennett Show: Dog’s euthanization stayed

B.C. animal law ruling means death for dangerous dogs

Death row dog loses appeal

Woman loses appeal to save dangerous dog from city’s death row

Doggy on death row for almost two years loses final provincial appeal

Canada could have been the 40th country to ban animal testing for beauty products

Summer prep time for animal law teacher

Animals: Family at home, property at court

Punky the dog’s owner would like him back

Questioning a policy that detains dangerous canines (7:00)

Making bad dogs worse? Lawyer questions policy that locks up dangerous canines

Shark fin win for animal law

Bill C-84 win for animals, but more is needed

Audio: On horse-drawn carriages in Victoria

From horse defamation to rogue raccoons, these animal law experts have seen it all

Vancouver students get lessons in animal law and animal love

Woman launches court appeal to save dog’s life

Getting Punky off death row

Woman launches court appeal to save dog’s life

Is it time for the rights of animals in Canada?

B.C. family calls for change after SPCA put down puppy against their wishes

Access to justice for animals: It’s possible

From horse defamation to rogue raccoons, these Animal Law experts have seen it all

Quebec’s expansion of animal welfare laws a hoof in right direction

Edmonton animals need dedicated proper protection

An Oregon horse is suing his former owner

Seeking Justice For The Sake of Justice The Horse

Superior Court Reins in Ontario SPCA’s Police-type Powers

Happy the Unhappy Elephant’s Rumble for Freedom

Defending dangerous dogs: “From death row to public safety”

Canada’s pet food industry is not regulated—and experts warn about the dangers

Nova Scotia brings end to cosmetic surgery for companion animals

Diwali, Halloween Fireworks Pose Dangers for Property and Wildlife

Take off blinkers and ban exploitative horse-drawn carriages

Closing loopholes to help end harm to animals

Reframing the status of animals in Canadian law

Longtime animal lawyer takes her canine co-teacher to Vancouver school for class on empathy

Animal law: An elephantine case to consider

CBC: Declawing cats

Sing Tao: Homeowners Association welcomes call for rental market stability

CBC Radio’s On the Coast: Pet custody (at 37:12) The “inconvenient truth” behind synthetic vegan fashion

YouTube / CBC: dog attack

Global TV: Pet insurance is not worth the cost

Fairchild TV: pet insurance

The Scrivener: Dogs in the workplace

Financial Post: Should you shell out for pet insurance?

Calgary Herald: Money question of the week

CBC Radio Ontario: Problems with overnight vet care (at 20:00)

CBC: Dog paralysed after vet leaves it unattended

Huffington Post: Dog paralyzed after vet leaves it unattended

Calgary Journal: Custodial battles over pets are all too common

YouTube / CBC: Animal injury – dog groomer

Huffington Post: Dog’s throat slashed in grooming accident

YouTube / CBC The National: Animal health insurance

Vancouver Sun: The cost of security: Should you buy pet insurance?

Yahoo: Pet insurance riles dog owner

CanWest News: Pets and law

The Province: Malpractice suits going to the dogs

The Province: Veterinarian malpractice

YouTube: “Dangerous Dogs” Pit Bull Case August 2004

YouTube: “Dangerous Dog” (pit bulls) lawsuit 2004, 2005

The Province: Pit bull owner makes bid to save his dogs

North Shore News: Pit bulls fate yet to be determined by court