• Groundbreaking Lawsuit Argues Animals Have the Right to Sue Their Abusers in Court

    24 days ago - By Animal Legal Defense Fund

    Represented by the Animal Legal Defense Fund, Justice the Horse Sues Former Abuser
    Contact: Natalia Lima, nlima aldf.org , 201 679 7088
    Hillsboro, Oregon - Justice, an eight-year-old horse, is a party to a lawsuit filed today against his former abuser to recover the costs of his ongoing medical care and his pain and suffering. Justice is represented by the Animal Legal Defense Fund, the nation's preeminent legal advocacy organization for animals. If successful, this groundbreaking lawsuit would be the first to establish that animals have a legal right to sue their abusers in...
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  • Animal Legal Defense Fund Announces Resolution of Lawsuit Against Barkworks for Selling Sick “Puppy Mill” Puppies

    Animal Legal Defense Fund Announces Resolution of Lawsuit Against Barkworks for Selling Sick “Puppy Mill” Puppies

    24 days ago - By Animal Legal Defense Fund

    Closure for case combatting California pet store chain's alleged misrepresentations.
    Contact: Natalia Lima, nlima aldf.org, 201 679 7088
    SANTA ANA, CA. - The Animal Legal Defense Fund reached a formal resolution in a hard-fought lawsuit against Barkworks, a pet store chain in Southern California. The lawsuit, which alleged that Barkworks orchestrated a scheme to trick buyers into purchasing sick puppies sourced from puppy mills in violation of California consumer protection laws, was resolved to the mutual satisfaction of the parties. The Animal Legal Defense Fund, the nation's preeminent...
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