Our mission at Gartner & Associates is to advance the welfare and well-being of animals and protect them through the legal system. Our team of dedicated staff works to protect and advance the rights of animals. We advocate and speak up for those who cannot by giving them a voice.
Here’s what we have been thinking about lately.
Scientific research and societal interest and knowledge of animal welfare have developed into an important field in contemporary North American society. As animals play a more significant role in the lives of Canadians, animal welfare becomes increasingly more...read more
Bill C-246, the Modernizing Animal Protections Act (“Bill”) is an Act to amend the Canadian Criminal Code (“Code”), the Fisheries Act, the Textile Labelling Act, the Wild Animal and Plant Protectionread more
Pet law deals with how the law relates to, or impacts, animals and their guardians. Although pet law cases typically involve cats and dogs, this area applies to other companion animals, including birds,read more
Gartner & Associates was founded in 2014 (formerly ‘Gartner Kostanska’) and is the first animal law firm and mediation practice in all of Canada to deal exclusively with animal law matters.
Animal law is all we do.
We are the experts, and our team of experts is very knowledgeable in the municipal by-laws and regulations, provincial and federal laws that govern animals.
Our expertise will help you and your companion get the proper legal representation.
We focus on achieving settlements in a timely and cost efficient manner without resort to litigation through our tailored mediated approach, however, some disputes require judicial intervention and our experienced litigation staff will fight to get justice for you and your beloved companion.