Lawyers appeal dismissal of Washington County lawsuit filed on horse’s behalf – News – The Register-Guard – Eugene, OR

PORTLAND — Attorneys for a once-neglected horse are filling an appeal after an Oregon judge dismissed their lawsuit last year, finding that animals don't have a right to sue.The Oregonian/OregonLive reports lawyers from the Animal Legal Defense Fund sued the horse's former owner for lifelong costs of medical care.The horse named Justice was discovered in…

Link to: “BLM invites public to a free off-range pasture tour in Oklahoma”

Oklahoma is home to wild horses under the care of the Bureau of Land Management.  For ease of accessing this tour information, I am copying the announcement in its entirety below. "The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is hosting two free tours on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at a wild horse off-range pasture in Bartlesville,…

Reporting Animal Abuse and Immunity from Civil Liability

Oklahoma law protects veterinarians from civil liability for reporting suspected animal abuse so long as the report is made in good faith.  More precisely veterinarians are required to report suspected animal abuse to authorities within 24 hours of "of any examination or treatment administered to any animal which the veterinarian reasonably suspects and believes has been abused."…