Garylaw.pets.are.family, Pets are family not property
Gary's Law is a bill proposal to change the way the law regards our pets. Currently under Florida law, our family pet is just a piece of property ; a thing, nothing more. If someone injures or kills your beloved pet, the wrongdoer is responsible for nothing more than the lower cost of replacement value. Consequently, if you have a rescue pet, or an older pet, they are legally worth $10. That's just offensive. There is no meaningful deterrent for negligence or gross negligence. This includes if your veterinarian, groomer, or boarder has harmed or killed your pet. The law needs to change. Our pets have no voice. Our pets would give their lives for their families. Let's speak up for them. Gary's Law is currently in bill drafting with Senator Jeremy Ring. We need support to get this law passed.