Interviews, Quotations, Commentary

1. Tracey Cooper, Kingston Cow Chase Leaves Behind a Trail of Questions, North Kitsap Herald (May 25, 2002)

2. Sarah Duncan, Pets Have Rights, Too: State Bar Opens Door for Attorneys Interested in Animal-Law Cases, Tacoma News Tribune (June 3, 2002)

3. Tim Larson, Perilous pooch or pit bull profiling? – Homeowners’ group, dog owner head to court, Eastside Journal (June 21, 2002)

4. Chris Halsne, Midway Meats, KIRO7 (2002)

5. Tracy Vogel, In Good Hands, Vetcentric (July 8, 2002)

6. Stephanie Davis, Lawyers: Pets Have Place in Court, DVM Magazine, (September 1, 2002)

7. Alan Schauffler, Legally Speaking (Animal Law: The Next Big Thing), KING 5 (December 2, 2002)

8. Animal Law, Animal Radio Network, January 25 & 26, 2003

9. Aspects of Animal Law—Custody, Animal Radio Network, February 8 & 9, 2003

10. Ian Ith, Police are Sued over Killing of Dog, Seattle Times (May 15, 2003)

11. Patricia Murphy, Animal Law, KUOW 94.9 FM NPR (Mar. 6, 2003)

12. Radio Intersections with Patricia Murphy: Interview with Adam Karp, KUOW 94.9 FM NPR (Mar. 6, 2003)

13. Alan Schauffler, Legally Speaking (Slippery Slope of Pet Loss Lawsuits), KING5, (July 10, 2003)
14. Chris Halsne, Market for Downer Cow Beef is Dying, KIRO7 (June 13, 2003)

15. Angela King, Drowning Squirrels, KCPQ Q13 (2003)

16. Tony Ventrella Tonight: Interview with Adam Karp, 10:35 p.m., Q13 KCPQ (September 26, 2003)

17. Karen Commings, Custody Disputes, Catwatch (October 2003)

18. Stephanie Davis, Demand for animal law courses escalating, DVM Magazine (October 2003)

19. Kathy George, Pain defined in horse cruelty case, Seattle PI (January 26, 2004)

20. Rachel Aviv, Exes Play Tug-of-War for Pets, Seattle Times (August 29, 2004)

21. Mark Kimball, Interview with Adam Karp, CNN Solutions, AM 1150 CNN, (November 3, 2004)

22. Anita Hamilton, Woof, Woof, your Honor, TIME (December 5-13, 2004)

23. Jack and Phil Drive-Time, WMBD 1470 AM, Peoria, IL (December 8, 2004)

24. Legal Talk: Interview with Adam Karp, Steve Karp, WCOJ 1420 AM, Chester Cy., Philadelphia, (December 18, 2004)

25. Jessica Blanchard, Woman awarded $45,000 in cat death, Seattle PI (May 9, 2005)

26. Dean Rutz, Judge awards $45,480 in cat’s death, Seattle Times (May 9, 2005)

27. Ontario, Canada; KIRO Television/Radio; AP Radio; French Press; UK Press (regarding Yofi)

28. Jeff Lustick, Real Life: Interview with Adam Karp, KGMI 790 AM, Bellingham (September 15, 2005)

29. Laura Cadiz, Practice of law makes room for pets, Baltimore Sun (Oct. 29, 2005)

30. Alan Schauffler, Legally Speaking: HIPAA and Veterinarians, KING 5 (December 1, 2005)

31. Susan Gilmore, Appeals court overturns dog’s death sentence, Seattle Times (January 24, 2006)

32. Susan Gilmore, Lawyer breaking new legal ground on animal issues, Seattle Times (Feb. 7, 2006)

33. Lisa Stansky, Hot Practice: Animal law grows in stature, offering new opportunities, 34 Student Lawyer Magazine 7 (Mar. 2006)

34. Interview with Adam Karp on Womack decision, 710 KIRO, Dori Monson Show, 3:20 p.m. (May 24, 2006)

35. AP, Court Recognizes Pet-Owner Bond, Tacoma News Tribune (May 28, 2006)

36. Rebecca Wallick, Breaking Up is Hard to Do, City Dog (June 2006)

37. Michelle Nolan, Lawyer focuses expertise on animals, Bellingham Herald (August 4, 2006)

38. Law Stars focus on Adam P. Karp: Animal Law Offices of Adam P. Karp, 16, 2006)

39. Diane Brooks, Fur flies in neighborhood after trapping of errant cat, Seattle Times (Oct. 11, 2006)

40. Our Interview with Adam Karp, Voiceless The Fund for Animals ( (December 18, 2006)

41. Guido Barth, Fiat justicia ruat coelum: „Der Gerechtigkeit soll Genüge geleistet werden und wenn der Himmel einstürzt.“ Interview mit Adam Karp, Anwalt für Tiere aus Seattle, Veg Germany (2007).

42. Bill Morlin, Judge OKs charges in calf death, Spokesman-Review (Jan. 23, 2007)

43. AP, Spokane Judge changes mind, no charges in use of stun guns to corral calf, Spokesman-Review (March 14, 2007)

44. Jonathan Martin, When a pet dies of suspected food poisoning – what is its value?, Seattle Times (Mar. 22, 2007)

45. Animal Radio Network, Class Action Against Menu Foods (Mar. 24, 2007)

46. Lynne Marek, Lawyers Set to Argue New Legal Theory in Pet-Poisoning Cases, The National Law Journal (April 10, 2007)

47. Emilie Lounsberry, Chasing justice in pet food recall, Philadelphia Inquirer (April 26, 2007)

48. Amy Rolph, Seattle pet owners part of class-action suit over tainted food, Seattle PI (May 27, 2007)

49. Jacqueline Bell, Tainted Pet Food Cases to Go to N.J. in MDL Suit, Product Liability Law360 (July 17, 2007)

50. How much are your clients’ pets worth? A symposium on damages in companion animal injury cases, INSIGHT, 26 Prof. Neg. Law Reporter August 2007 143-144

51. Leona Helmsley and Pet Trusts, Animal Radio Network (September 14, 2007)

52.Interview on Animal Trusts, KOMO 1000, News Program, 12:35 p.m., (September 20, 2007)

53. Terry Carter, Beast Practices: High-profile cases are putting plenty of bite into the lively field of animal law, ABA Journal (November 2007)

54. Maryann Mott, Avoid a Canine Custody Battle, The Dog Daily (April 21, 2008)

55. Daniel Jack Chasan, The Long Leash of the Law, (May 16, 2008)

56. Chris Halsne, No Federal Violations for Boiled Monkey Death, KIRO TV (May 20, 2008).

57. Interview with Adam Karp, Professor Meredith Miller, Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, The Slippery Slope (, August 8, 2008

58. Jonathan Brunt, Lawyer threatens suit over city’s cat policy, Spokesman-Review (Aug. 28, 2008)

59. Isabelle Dills, Bellingham lawyer fights for animal rights, Bellingham Herald (Sept. 18, 2008)

60. Hannah Seligson, Couple splits up – pet custody battle begins, (Oct. 2, 2008)

61. Chris Halsne, Criminal Charges Considered in Boiled Monkey Death, (Oct. 22, 2008)

62. Diana Hefley, Activist wants criminal charges in monkey death, Everett herald (Oct. 23, 2008)

63. Jennifer Sullivan, Everett judge refuses to allow prosecution in scalded monkey case, The Seattle Times (Oct. 29, 2008)

64. Diana Hefley, No charges in monkey’s death at Everett lab, The Everett Herald (Oct. 29, 2008)

65. Lovable property: Insurers may find themselves paying more for policyholders’ injuries to others’ pets, 33 Viewpoint No. 2 (Fall 2008), American Association of Insurance Services

66. Bill Morlin, Attorney challenges animal control laws, Spokesman-Review (Nov. 13, 2008)

67. Interview with Adam Karp on Schoendorf Suit, Mike Fitzsimmons, KXLY 920 AM Newscope (Nov. 17, 2008)

68. Jennifer Manning, Judge spares dog’s life for now, Whidbey News Times (Nov. 14, 2008)

69. Jennifer Manning, Litigation continues over dog’s fate, Whidbey News Times (Nov. 28, 2008)

70. Jennifer Manning, Smiley DNA test issue postponed by judge, Whidbey News Times (Dec. 2, 2008)

71. Jennifer Manning, Smiley undergoes behavior analysis, DNA testing, Whidbey News Times (Dec. 12, 2008)

72. Jennifer Manning, Smiley gets the once-over by dog experts, Whidbey News Times (Jan. 9, 2009)

73. Janis Siegel, JT News, Where’s the beef? (Dec. 23, 2009)

74. Jennifer Manning,WAIF files countersuit over Smiley, Whidbey News Times (Jan. 23, 2009)

75. Peter Lewis, What’s  Fido worth? Almost nothing, MSN Money (Jan. 27, 2009)

76. Jennifer Manning,It’s not murder, it’s Smiley, Whidbey News Times (Jan. 30, 2009)

77. Levi Pulkinnen, Cruelty laws apply to livestock, lawsuit says, Seattle Post-Intelligencer (Feb. 21, 2009)

78. Cookson Beecher,Animal cruelty rules go to court, Capital Press (Feb. 26, 2009)

79. Jackson Holtz, Owner demands return of dogs seized in puppy-mill case, Everett Herald (Sept. 27, 2009)

80. Linda Lombardi, Post-Katrina, Pet Custody a Prominent Legal Issue, ABC News (Jan. 12, 2010)

81. Maryssa Thompson, Lawyer speaks on “Animal Law,” animal rights, Gonzaga Bulletin (Apr. 1, 2010)

82. Nina Shapiro,Kenneth and Nonna Newman, Former Owners of Euthanized Pekingese, Fail in Their Efforts to Get Vet Disciplined, Seattle Weekly (May 18, 2010)

83. Anna Persky, Their Day in Court, ABA Journal (Sept. 1, 2010)

84. Michael Rothfeld, Oil Spill’s Other Victims: The Animals, Wall Street Journal Law Blog (Sept. 20, 2010)

85. Nina Shapiro, Just One of Those Things, Seattle Weekly (Sep. 29, 2010)

86. Barbara Shultz, Animal Advocate with Barbara Shultz (appearance/interview), KMUD (Nov. 11, 2010, 7:25 p.m.)

87. Nina Shapiro, Excessive Force Case Filed Over Lab Mix Who Dared to Sniff Police Dog’s Butt, Seattle Weekly (Jan. 11, 2011)

88. Keith Daigle, A citizen criminal complaint is filed against two Des Moines Police Officers involved in the shooting death of a dog, The Highline Times (Feb. 11, 2011)

89. Ralph Nichols, Misdemeanor Criminal Complaint Animal Cruelty Lawsuit Filed Against 2 Police, The Waterland Blog (Feb. 11, 2011)

90. Vanessa Ho, Owners of Electrocuted Seattle Dog Seek $60,000 in Damages, Seattle Post-Intelligencer (Mar. 10, 2011)

91. Eric Lacitis,Owner files $60,000 Claim Over Electrocuted Canine, Seattle Times
(Mar. 11, 2011)

92. Vanessa Ho, How Did Attacking Pit Bull Escape Death? With a Lawyer, That’s How, Seattle Post-Intelligencer (Jun. 1, 2011)

93. Vanessa Ho,City Pays $11K to Owners of Electrocuted Dog, Seattle Post-Intelligencer (Jul. 1, 2011)

94. Ralph Nichols, Attorneys Prepare for Aug. 2nd Rosie Hearing By Filing Dueling Briefs, The Waterland Blog (Jul. 1, 2011)

95. Special Guest Interview on Farmers’ Decision to “Total” Dog Injured in Car Accident,Crashtalk with Mike Harper, KTPK 1090 AM, Seattle, WA (Sept. 10, 2011, 8:45 a.m.).

96. Cameron Probert, Moses Lake repeals dog ban, Columbia Basin Herald (Oct. 2, 2011)

97. Natasha Ryan, Edmonds man blames city for his dogs’ deaths, KING 5 News, Seattle, WA (Oct. 6, 2011).

98. Susan Gilmore, Man seeking compensation for dogs killed by train at off-leash park in Edmonds, The Seattle Times, Seattle, WA (Oct. 6, 2011).

99. Yolanda Eisenstein,Careers in Animal Law, American Bar Association (Sept. 2011), ISBN 978-1-61632-961-7

100. Nina Shapiro,Blizzard Vindicated and Dangerous Animal€ Labeling Declared Suspect by Appeals Court, Seattle Weekly (Nov. 30, 2011)

101. Adam Lynn, Pierce County’s dangerous-dog policy deemed unconstitutional, The News Tribune (Dec. 4, 2011)

102.Fighting with Insurers is No Day at the Circus, Nonprofit Says, 22 (11) Westlaw J. Ins. Cov. 2 (Dec. 23, 2011).

103. Nina Shapiro, Finch Dog Rescue Saga Ends with Unique Foreclosure Auction in Burlington,Seattle Weekly (Apr. 6, 2012)

104. Lynsi Burton, Dogs from puppy mill up for adoption, Skagit Valley Herald (May 4, 2012).

105. Lynn Hayner, Evolving Legal Landscape, Dog Fancy (Jun. 2012)

106. Legal Q&A: Pets, wills and animal trusts [Tails of Seattle: A pets blog], The Seattle Times (Jul. 16, 2012).

107. Legal Q&A: Part 3: The fine print in pet-insurance shopping [Tails of Seattle: A pets blog], The Seattle Times (Nov. 19, 2012)

108. Nina Shapiro, The Veterinarian Who Seemed to Hate Animals: State Charges Peter Rule with Abusing PatientsSeattle Weekly (Nov. 23, 2012)

109. Mike Carter,Lawsuit says police didn’t need to shoot, kill RosieSeattle Times (Nov. 28, 2012).

110. Josh Kerns,Des Moines couple sues police for shooting beloved (Nov. 28, 2012)

111. Caleb Hutton, Ferndale veterinarian denies abusing animals, but admits he made mistakes, Bellingham Herald (Nov. 29, 2012)

112. Tracy Campion, A guide to breed-specific legislation (BSL): Part 1, & (Jan. 4, 2013) A guide to breed-specific legislation (BSL): Part 2 – animal (Jan. 14, 2013)

113. Jennifer Sullivan, Des Moines to pay $51,000 over fatal shooting of dog, The Seattle Times (Feb. 20, 2013)

114. Tracy Campion, Justice for Rosie: Family whose dog was shot by police receives settlement, (Feb. 21, 2013)

115. Dori Monson,Attorney for family of Rosie the dog on historic judgment,  KIRO: Dori Monson Show (Feb. 22, 2013)

116. Mike Carter,Owners of dog slain by police are awarded attorney fees, The Seattle Times (Apr. 23, 2013)

117. Adam Karp, Esq., Successfully Litigating BSL, Pit Bulletin Legal News Radio (Apr. 23, 2013)

118. Tiffany Sukola,ML dog shooting case reverses, Columbia Basin Herald (Aug. 20, 2013)

119. Ron Judd, Pet attorney is raising the bar on what beloved pets are worth, Pacific NW Magazine (Jan. 24, 2014).

120. Rachel Belle, Bark and Bite: A Bellingham Lawyer Specializes in Animal Law, Ring My Belle, KIRO 97.3 FM (Feb. 13, 2014).

121. Ross Reynolds, Every Dog Has Its Day (In Court), The Record, KUOW 94.9 (Feb. 20, 2014).

122. Anne Wallace Allen, As pet status rises in households, Idaho bar prepares its membersIdaho Business Review (Mar. 20, 2014).

123. Leah Sottile, Between Man and Beast, The Inlander (Apr. 9, 2014).

124.Jessica Robinson, The Constitution Might Have Something to Say When Police Shoot Dogs, Jefferson Public Radio (Jul. 11, 2014).

125. Scott Maben, Arfee Owner Settles for $80,000, Spokesman Review (Mar. 18, 2015).

126. Tracy Campion, Landmark class action lawsuit claims that breed bans violate constitution, (Apr. 7, 2015).

127. South Fork Law/ KMRE, Interview with Adam Karp: Animals and the Law (first aired Jun. 10, 2015)

128. Tracy Campion, Convicted dog thief refuses to return stolen service (Aug. 4, 2015)

129. Tracy Campion, Man who shot neighbor’s cat, hid body in freezer pays $1,000, facing jury (Jan. 15, 2016)

130. Sean Bassinger, “He was my son” — Eltopia man reflects on slain dog’s lifeTri-City Herald (Aug. 5, 2016).

131. Erik Lacitis, Dog owner gets $100,000 settlement in shooting death of Chucky the spanielThe Seattle Times (Aug. 13, 2016).

132. Shanna Lisberg, Animal Law: Five Things Every Lawyer Should Know, NW Lawyer (Sept. 2016) 36.

133. Sharyn L. Decker, Animal lawyer, animal control officer pushing for charges in Centralia cat’s (Dec. 27, 2016).

134. Rolf Boone, Attorney demands justice for cat that was ‘beaten, stabbed, hit with a rock and dropped from a balcony’ before it died, The Olympian (Dec. 28, 2016).

135. Natalie Johnson, Activists Vow to Continue Fight for Criminal Charges in Centralia Cat’s DeathLewis County Watch (Dec. 28, 2016).

136. Natalie Johnson, Jay the Cat: Prosecutor Issues ‘Spirited’ Response to Grand Jury Request from ‘Angry Animal Rights Mob’The Chronicle (Dec. 30, 2016).

137. Arin Greenwood, Lawmakers are strengthening animal cruelty measuresABA Jounal (Jan. 1, 2017).

138. Danielle Leigh, Man fighting Benton City for right to use service horseKING5 (Feb. 23, 2017).

139. Chad Sokol, Grief-stricken Cle Elum man suing WSU over botched euthanasia of beloved malamuteThe Spokesman Review (Mar. 22, 2017).

140. Mitch Ryals, Lawsuit over ‘torturous’ euthanasia of Cle Elum man’s dog could set new precedentInlander (Mar. 27, 2017).

141. Adam Winston, Adam P. Karp: Dogs and Law – S01E04Dogs In Our World (Apr. 7, 2017).

142. Elizabeth Ruiz, Dog Gets a Second Chance After Biting Incident in Grants PassKOBI5 (Apr. 12, 2017).

143. Buffy Pollock, Kron Will LiveMail Tribune (Apr. 13, 2017).

144. Kenny Jacoby, The Eugene Dog BanEugene Weekly (Apr. 13, 2017).

145. Rob Ruth, Cities, county end breed-specific dog regulationsArgus Observer (May 3, 2017).

146. Danielle Leigh, Owners of dog killed in attack blame negligenceKING 5 (May 9, 2017).

147. Natalie Johnson and Justyna Tomtas, Thurston County judge orders now-infamous Hank the dog to be set freeThe Olympian (Oct. 18, 2017).

148. Erik Lacitis, After 2 stints in Lewis County lockup, Hank the dog comes home to ChehalisSeattle Times (Oct. 19, 2017).

149. Jon Humbert, Decade-long post office “dog hold” leads to federal lawsuitQ13 Fox (October 30, 2017).

150. Alison Morrow, Couple Sues WDFW for Taking Pet RaccoonKING 5 (December 6, 2017).

151. Jordan Nailon, Lawsuit Filed in Thurston County Seeks Return of Rescued Raccoon Seized by WDFWThe Chronicle (December 7, 2017).

152. Jordan Nailon, Animal Rescue Closes Down to Join ‘For Heaven’s Sake’ Fight After WDFW RaidThe Chronicle (December 7, 2017).

153. Trisha McCauley, Woman’s service dog taken away due to city pit bull banKIMA TV (December 8, 2017).

154. Phil Ferolito, Yakima taking another look at 30-year-old ban on pit bullsThe Seattle Times (May 6, 2018).

155. Kie Relyea, Drowning squirrels is cruel, an animal control officer says, so here’s what she’s doingBellingham Herald (Jun. 20, 2018).

156. Kristen Wohlers, Family of dog sentenced to euthanasia sues Clackamas CountyCanby Herald (January 14, 2021).

157. Cast member, What Should I Put in My Coffee? (Directed by Jon Lanthier, Rude Shower Production, 2021) .

158. Levi Pulkkinen, How Washington courts allow for private prosecutionsCrosscut (October 4, 2021).