Course Description

This course provides an overview of a number of current issues related to animal law in Pennsylvania, including service and emotional support animals, landlord tenant issues, airline restrictions, and dangerous dog statutes.

This course includes video recorded for the Washington County Bar Association's 2019 Summer Bench Bar.

Videography services were provided by Network Deposition Services.

Your purchase includes access to the course and course materials for 90 days.

CLE Credit:

1.0 PA Substantive CLE

This course contains approximately 60 minutes of content, all of which is required for course completion.

Your certificate of completion will be issued automatically after all elements of the course have been viewed/completed.  Credits will be reported to the CLE Board within 30 days of your completion of the course and your completion date will be reported as the day on which you actually finished the course.

Minimum System Requirements:

This course includes downloads of PDF documents (Portable Document Format) and streaming video. Viewing the documents will require Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF viewing software.  Adobe Acrobat Reader is available for free from the Adobe website.

The video player will run on Mac OS, Windows and Linux as well as most mobile devices and tablets on any browser that supports Adobe Flash and/or HTML5.  Supported browsers include Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer 9,10,11, and Microsoft Edge.  Internet Explorer 8 is not supported on Windows XP for security reasons, but is supported on Windows 7 or higher operating systems.

An internet connection with a minimum speed of 768 kilobits per second is required.  At least 5MB/sec is recommended to stream video in full HD quality.  Please note that the video player may downgrade the quality of the video to accommodate lower connection speeds.

Course Presenter

  • Molly Maguire Gaussa, Esq.

    Molly Maguire Gaussa, Esq.

    Molly Maguire Gaussa's law practice includes family law, probate and estate administration, family law, and criminal appeals. She has extensive experience with animal related legal matters throughout western Pennsylvania, including cases involving ADA service dog violations and dangerous dog matters.

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Course Materials
    • How to Navigate This Course
    • Course Materials
    • Animal Law Part One
    • Animal Law Part Two
    • Course Evaluation (Required)