Lawyers representing pets is a recent growing trend, with more attorneys now specializing in working for four-legged clients.
The Animal Legal Defense Fund says "animal law is a relatively new, and growing, specialty."
The American Bar Association even hosts a symposium about animal shelter law and some law schools are even offering classes.
If you're interested in learning more about Animal Welfare Laws, the Michigan Humane Society has information on its webpage with everything from anti-cruelty to liability of owners for dog bites.
We have a link to the website HERE