The Animal Law Society of

Thomas M. Cooley Law School - Grand Rapids

Cordially invites you to attend its Animal Law Symposium.

Please join us for a gathering of information regarding current animal law topics.  Areas that will be discussed include the current status of Michigan’s animal legislation and the constitutionality of breed specific legislation.

Speakers will include:
Representative Harvey Santana, 
Chris Green, with the Animal Legal Defense Fund, and
Professor Devin Schindler, on Breed Specific Legislation

Date: Saturday, March 1, 2014
When: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: Room 529,

Thomas M. Cooley Law School
111 Commerce Ave. SW 
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

FREE Admission

Lunch and Light refreshments will be provided

Please RSVP to Milica Bilic at by February 26, 2014


Animal Law Society

Holiday Pet Drive Successful!

On January 18, 2014, ALS members met up with Safe Haven at their Pet Adoption event at Petsmart and dropped off all the donations from the Holiday Pet drive. During the months of November and December ALS members gathered donations to benefit Safe Haven Humane Society, a foster based animal shelter from Ionia County. 

Here is a list of items that were donated:

3 large dog beds
3 small dog beds
4 bleach
3 Lysol wipes
5 large collars
2 small collars
6 lbs of Peanut Butter flavor dog biscuits
Over 38 lbs of Dog food
Over 15 lbs of Cat food
Over 15 bags of dog treats
Cleaning towels (4)
Cleaning supplies including: sponges (4 packages), carpet cleaner (4), and cleaning solution
Flea and tick shampoo
3 cases of puppy pads
6 pet blankets