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The Newsletter of the ISBA's Animal Law Section

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Newsletter Articles From 2018

Madison, St. Clair Counties adopt “no-kill” resolutions, set deadline for implementation plan By Ledy VanKavage February 2018 For a community to be considered no-kill, all of its shelters and animal welfare facilities responsible for animal control intake must be saving 90 percent or more, collectively, of the animals entering their system.
Pet custody is coming to Illinois: Who will get Fido in the divorce? By Marie K. Sarantakis February 2018 Six out of every 10 U.S. households own a pet. Almost five out of 10 of married couples file for divorce. Consequently, it should be no surprise that a significant percentage of our population faces legal difficulties as to who will keep the family’s furry child when spouses move in to separate residences.