40-1 CRUELTY, ABUSE AND INJURY TO ANIMALS
CRUELTY, ABUSE AND INJURY TO ANIMALS
Definition of terms.
40-1-2, 40-1-2.1. Repealed.
Mistreatment, torture, or cruelty of animals defined.
Inhumane treatment defined.
Dangerous animal defined.
Proper enclosure defined.
40-1-3, 40-1-4. Repealed.
Officer or agent to take custody of inhumanely treated animal pursuant to warrant or
court order--Exception--Expenses of care as lien.
Liability of owner or caretaker for impounded animal.
40-1-6, 40-1-7. Repealed.
Instigation, permitting or viewing animal fight prohibited--Spectating as
Training of animal for exhibition of fighting prohibited.
Dog fighting and possession of dogs for fighting prohibited--Felony.
Entry by officer of place where animal fight conducted--Arrest of persons present.
Seizure of fighting dogs and related paraphernalia--Disposition.
Allowing fatally injured or diseased animal to suffer needlessly prohibited--Violation
Notice by officer to euthanize fatally injured or diseased animal--Court order--Violation as misdemeanor.
Corporate responsibility for knowledge and acts of agents.
Scientific experiments not prohibited--Guidelines.
Exemptions from chapter--Destruction of dangerous animals.
40-1-18, 40-1-19. Repealed.
Poisoning animal of another as misdemeanor.
Killing or injuring animal of another as misdemeanor--Authorized euthanasia
Potentially dangerous animal--Enclosure--Accompaniment by owner or caretaker--Restraint--Violation as misdemeanor.
Authority of officer or agent to control dangerous animal--Seizure, impoundment, or
Administration and enforcement of livestock provisions--Promulgation of rules.
Proper care for impounded animals--Livestock excepted.
Inhumane treatment as misdemeanor.
Inspection of premises authorized.
Records of complaints--Public inspection.
Liability of officer or agent.
Liability of parent or guardian for violation by minor.
Noninterference with veterinarian or accepted agricultural pursuits.
Disposition of impounded animals.
Contract to enforce livestock provisions.
Unattended animals in standing or parked vehicles--Authority to remove--Liability
Use of weapons or tranquilizing agents to control dangerous animals.
Harassment of service animal accompanying disabled person prohibited.
Rebuttable presumption of maliciousness.
Harassment defined--Malicious act defined.
Inspection of commercial breeding operation for dogs and cats.