In today's Washington Post, Jonathan Yardley gives a positive review to For the Love of Animals, The Rise of the Animal Protection Movement by Kathryn Shevelow. According to Mr. Yardley, the book is "exemplary in every respect."
Animal protection continues to be a growing area of interest in the law. This story from the District of Columbia Bar Magazine looks at the topic: Animal Law by Kathryn Alfisi. In another law link, Gary Becker and Richard Posner discuss trusts for pets in the July 13, 2008, post at The Becker-Posner Blog.