Animal and Dog Laws Reference
Alabama Animals Code. Title 3, Animals, Code of Alabama.
Alaska Agriculture, Animals, and Food Statutes. Title 3, Agriculture, Animals, and Food, Alaska Statutes.
Animal Cruelty Laws. Features citations, summaries and statutes for state animal cruelty laws. From the Animal Legal & Historical Center.
Animal Fighting Laws. Features citations, summaries and statutes for state animal fighting laws. From the Animal Legal & Historical Center.
Animal Ordinances. From Cobb County Animal Control.
Arizona Animal Control and Handling of Animals Laws. See Chapter 7, Intergovernmental Operations, Article 6, Animal Control and Article 6.1, Handling of Animals, Arizona Revised Statutes.
Arkansas Livestock Code. Title 2, Agriculture, Subtitle 3, Livestock, Arkansas Code.
California Dog Laws. From Little Sheba the Hug Pug.
Connecticut Dog Law. Covers the control of dogs, cruelty to dogs and dog injuries in Connecticut. From the Connecticut Judicial Branch Law Libraries.
Connecticut Domestic Animals Statutes. Title 22, Agriculture, Domestic Animals, Connecticut General Statutes.
Connecticut Leash and Dog Bite Law. From the Connecticut General Assembly.
Dangerous Dogs Ordinance. From the City of Bellefonte, Kentucky.
Delaware Agriculture Code. Includes sections on animal health, possession of exotic mammals or reptiles, exotic avian species, rabies control, animal shelters and horse racing. Title 3, Agriculture, Delaware Code.
District of Columbia Animal Control and Protection Code. Division I, Government of District, Title 8, Environmental and Animal Control and Protection, Subtitle E, Animal Control and Protection, District of Columbia Code.
District of Columbia Cruelty to Animals Code. Division IV, Criminal Law and Procedure and Prisoners, Title 22, Criminal Offenses and Penalties, Subtitle I, Criminal Offenses, Chapter 10, Cruelty to Animals, District of Columbia Code.
Dog Laws for all 50 US states. From Michigan State University College of Law.
Endangered Species Laws. Features citations, summaries and statutes for state endangered species laws. From the Animal Legal & Historical Center.
Equine Activity Liability Laws. Features citations, summaries and statutes for state equine activity liability laws. From the Animal Legal & Historical Center.
Florida Animal Industry Statutes. Title XXXV, Agriculture, Horticulture, and Animal Industry, Chapter 585, Animal Industry, Florida Statutes.
Florida Damage by Dogs Laws. Title XLV, Torts, Chapter 767, Damage by Dogs, Florida Statutes.
Georgia Animals Code. Title 4, Animals, Georgia Code.
Hawaii Agriculture and Animals Statutes. Title 11, Agriculture and Animals Statutes, Hawaii Revised Statutes.
Idaho Animals Statutes. Title 25, Animals, Idaho Statutes.
Illinois Animals Statutes. Chapter 510, Animals, Illinois Compiled Statutes.
Indiana Agriculture and Animals Laws. Title 15, Agriculture and Animals, Indiana Code.
Iowa Animal Industry Code. Title V, Agriculture, Subtitle 2, Animal Industry, Iowa Code.
Kansas Livestock and Domestic Animals Statutes. Chapter 47, Livestock and Domestic Animals, Kansas Statutes.
Kentucky Revised Statutes. See Title XXI, Agriculture and Animals, Kentucky Revised Statutes.
Louisiana Damage Caused by Animals Laws. Civil Code 2321, Damage Caused by Animals, Louisiana Laws.
Maine Agriculture and Animals Statutes. Title 7, Agriculture and Animals, Maine Revised Statutes.
Maryland Agriculture Code. Agriculture, Maryland Code.
Massachusetts Liability for Damage Caused by Dog Laws. Part I, Administration of the Government, Title XX, Public Safety and Good Order, Chapter 140, Licenses, General Laws of Massachusetts.
Michigan Animal Industry Laws. Chapter 287, Animal Industry, Michigan Compiled Laws.
Michigan Animals Running at Large Laws. Chapter 433, Animals Running at Large, Michigan Compiled Laws.
Minnesota Agriculture Statutes. Chapter 17-43, Agriculture, Minnesota Statutes.
Mississippi Agriculture, Horticulture, and Animals Code. Title 69, Agriculture, Horticulture, and Animals, Mississippi Code.
Missouri Agriculture and Animals Statutes. Title XVII, Agriculture and Animals, Missouri Revised Statutes.
Missouri Protection from Rabies Law. Title XXI, Public Safety and Morals, Chapter 322, Protection Against Rabies, Missouri Revised Statutes.
Montana Livestock Code. Title 81, Livestock, Montana Code Annotated.
Nebraska Livestock Statutes. Chapter 54, Livestock, Nebraska Revised Statutes.
Nevada Revised Statutes. See Title 50, Animals, Nevada Revised Statutes.
New Hampshire Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Husbandry Statutes. Title XL, Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Husbandry, New Hampshire Revised Statutes.
New Jersey Agriculture and Domestic Animals Statutes. Title 4, Agriculture and Domestic Animals, New Jersey Revised Statutes.
New Mexico Animals and Livestock Statutes. Chapter 77, Animals and Livestock, New Mexico Statutes.
New York Agriculture & Markets Laws. Agriculture & Markets, New York Consolidated Laws.
New York Protection of Animals Statutes. Chapter 19A, Protection of Animals, North Carolina General Statutes.
North Dakota Agriculture Code. Title 4 and Title 4.1, Agriculture, North Dakota Century Code.
Ohio Agriculture-Animals-Fences Code. Title IX, Agriculture-Animals-Fences, Ohio Revised Code.
Oklahoma Agriculture Statutes. Title 2, Agriculture, Oklahoma Statutes.
Oklahoma Animals Statutes. Title 4, Animals, Oklahoma Statutes.
Oregon Water Resources, Agriculture and Food Statutes. Volume 13, Water Resources, Agriculture and Food, Oregon Revised Statutes.
Pennsylvania Agriculture Statutes. Title 3, Agriculture, Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes.
Rhode Island Animals and Animal Husbandry Laws. Title 4, Animals and Animal Husbandry, Rhode Island General Laws.
South Carolina Agriculture Laws. Title 46, Agriculture, South Carolina Code of Laws.
South Carolina Animals, Livestock and Poultry Laws. Title 47, Animals, Livestock and Poultry, South Carolina Code of Laws.
South Dakota Agriculture and Horticulture Laws. Title 38, Agriculture and Horticulture, South Dakota Codified Laws.
South Dakota Animals and Livestock Laws. Title 40, Animals and Livestock, South Dakota Codified Laws.
Tennessee Agriculture and Horticulture Code. Title 43, Agriculture And Horticulture, Tennessee Code.
Tennessee Animals And Animal Husbandry Code. Title 44, Animals And Animal Husbandry, Tennessee Code.
Texas Agriculture Code. Texas Statutes.
Utah Agriculture Code. Title 4, Agriculture, Utah Code.
Utah Dogs Code. Title 18, Dogs, Utah Code.
Vermont Agriculture Statutes. Title 6, Agriculture, Vermont Statutes.
Veterinary Practice Laws. Features citations, summaries and statutes for state veterinary practice laws. From the Animal Legal & Historical Center.
Virginia Agriculture, Animal Care, and Food Code. Title 3.2, Agriculture, Animal Care, and Food, Code of Virginia.
Washington Animals and Livestock Codes. Title 16, Animals and Livestock, Revised Code of Washington.
West Virginia Agriculture Code. Chapter 19, Agriculture, West Virginia Code.
Wisconsin Statutes. See 91-100, Agriculture; Foods and Drugs; Markets.
Wyoming Agriculture, Livestock and Other Animals Statutes. Title 11, Agriculture, Livestock and Other Animals, Wyoming Statutes.
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Last reviewed October 2023
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