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Do Pets Affect Condominium Prices?

A recent academic study in the US indicates that condominium prices are affected by whether or not pets are permitted or prohibited in the condominium. The researchers came to the conclusion that there was a premium on prices...more

What is the value of your pet's life if negligently injured or killed? Under the law, amost nothing!

Most pet owners will tell you that the value of a pet animal is qualitatively different than non-animated property and they think they can recover for their pet’s pain and suffering and for their own emotional distress for an...more

Pig In A Condominiums Leads To Lawsuit

We first reported on the plight of Petey the pig back in March. Petey’s owners were part of a group of New Yorkers who wanted to keep pigs in their units – despite the fact that the city’s health code forbids keeping pigs as...more

Service Animals In No-Pet Condos

Pets in condominiums is a very controversial topic. Some condominiums prohibit pets and other condominiums allow them. ...more

Pets In The Workplace: Should Your Company Open Its Doors To Employees’ Furry Friends?

Pet Sitter International’s Take Your Dog to Work Day (“TYDTWDay”) is Friday, June 21, 2013. With this event on the horizon, it raises questions regarding the legal and practical aspects of allowing pets in the workplace. ...more

Pigs In Condominiums?!?

We have written numerous times on this blog about pets in condominiums – pet provisions in Declarations, enforcement of pet rules, nuisance pets, numerous pet evictions, and more. We’ve even run a popular seminar titled...more

Don’t Forget to Divide These Things, Too

In California community property rules control the division of assets and liabilities in divorce. Community property is any property, regardless of where it is situated, which is acquired during the marriage. Unless there...more

Pets in Condominiums

While many condominium corporations allow pets in the condominium, pet owners who fail to familiarize themselves with the condominium’s restrictions on pets, or who blatantly ignore these restrictions, do so at the risk of...more

No-Pet Clauses In Rental Condominium Leases

Following on the heels of Heenan Blaikie’s condominium group’s recent seminar “It’s Raining Cats and Dogs”, the Toronto Star has weighed in on the always controversial issue of no-pet clauses in leases. ...more

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