I always thought our North American collegues were the most innovative and inventive when it comes to marketing and bringing the law directly to the potential client. But I must admit that in recent years English solicitors are becoming just as creative as their cousin attorneys across the big water.

The following is a brief extract from the webite of the English law firm of Cooper & Co. (http://www.doglaw.co.uk/). Cooper & Co. have certainly found an interesting niche in dog law (and the animated terriers and paw imprints on the website are a real attention grabber). But who is looking after the cats?

Is your dog accused of being a Pit Bull Terrier type?

There are details on this website in the FAQ section which sets out the basis of these cases under Section 1 or 4B of the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991. If you would like to instruct us to represent you in the proceedings please phone us.

For all other dog related legal queries:

We offer a telephone advice service. This is a premium rate line and calls are charged at £1.53 per minute from a BT landline (other networks may vary and mobiles will cost considerably more). The line is generally available during normal office hours Monday to Friday. The kind of cases that we can advise on include:-

Ownership / access disputes

Disputes between breeders and buyers

Disputes between rescues and owners / former owners

Defending personal injury claims

Damages claims (dog on dog, dog on other animal, or dog damaging property)

Claims against vets