Originally presented on: November 18, 2019
As a field, animal law is expansive and wide-ranging and can encompass many areas of the law. This program is intended as an introduction to and overview of Missouri and Federal animal laws and regulations that cover both companion animals and farmed animals.
Among the topics covered with be:
- Crimes involving animals, including animal abuse, neglect, abandonment, poaching/rustling, and trafficking in endangered or exotic animals under Missouri law and the Animal Welfare Act
- Distinctions in the laws regarding treatment of companion animals, farmed animals, and research animal subjects
- Overview of laws governing humane societies, animal shelters and rescues, and breeder
- Disease control, especially rabies control
Speaker: Janice L. Durbin, Durbin Law Office, Fulton
Note: This program was originally produced as a webinar and is available on demand in streaming audio with streaming video PowerPoint. This material qualifies for self-study credit only. Pursuant to Regulation 15.04.5, a lawyer may receive up to six hours of self-study credit in a reporting year. Self-study programs do not qualify for ethics, elimination of bias, or Kansas credit.