Pet Law addresses all th e issues surrounding the ownership and care of pets. An overview sets out the basic law as it relates to pet ownership, and separate chapters discuss topics including the right to own and house certain pets; the prohibition on cruelty; the laws governing travel with pets; animal importation; disease transmission prevention; impounded pets; pet custody; estate planning for the pet; licensing and leash laws; and the owner's liability for harboring a dangerous animal. An Appendix assembles several primary documents, including applicable statutes, sample forms, and other pertinent information and data. The Glossary contains definitions of many of the terms used throughout the almanac. The Legal Almanac series consists of over 70 handy guides for the lay person on all aspects of the law. Each volume includes an overview of the topic followed by chapters on the major issues in that subject. Each volume contains an Appendix containing several primary source documents as well as practical forms and checklists. A Glossary defines any technical terms used in the text.Jasper, Margaret C. is the author of 'Pet Law ', published 2007 under ISBN 9780195323658 and ISBN 0195323653.