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Overview Of Retail Pet Stores | Animal Legal & Historical

Furthermore, the AWA specifically excludes retail pet stores from its purview of protection. While there is a blanket exception for retail pet stores, there is a very small minority of stores that may be covered by the AWA. A retail pet store will be regulated under the AWA if the store is selling any wild or exotic regulated animals. This

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ME - Pet Trusts - Chapter 4. Creation, Validity ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Summary: This statute represents Maine's pet trust law. The provides that a trust may be created to provide for the care of an animal alive during the settlor's lifetime. The trust terminates upon the death of the animal or, if the trust was created to provide for the care of more than one animal alive during the settlor's lifetime, upon the death of the last surviving animal.

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WY - Cheyenne - Title 6: Animals (Chapter 6.12: Pet ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The pet owner must obtain a current rabies/registration tag annually, from the date of last vaccination, regardless of whether the most recent vaccination was a one year or three year vaccination. 2. The rabies/registration tag shall be displayed on a collar, harness or chain attached to the pet.

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Table of State Dog Tether Laws | Animal Legal & Historical ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Cruelty to animals in the second degree is a misdemeanor, except where the offense involves ten or more pet animals in any one instance which is a class C felony. Idaho : Illinois: 510 ILCS 70/3 . 70/3 (b) To lawfully tether a dog outdoors, an owner must ensure that the dog:

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Brief Overview of Retail Pet Stores | Animal Legal ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The pet store laws in the other thirty-five states plus the District of Columbia greatly vary. Twenty states plus D.C. require pet stores to obtain a license before operating the business. A business owner must apply for the license and the application will often inquire about the proposed methods of sanitization, proposed animal housing, waste ...

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Table of Pet Purchaser Protection Acts | Animal Legal ...

Posted: (52 years ago) 52 rows  · Pet shop: a place of retail or wholesale business, including a flea market, that is not part of a …

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Detailed Discussion of Pet Trusts | Animal Legal ...

Posted: (52 years ago) At common law, people were not able to leave money and assets for the care and comfort of their companion animal because people were not allowed to name a pet as a beneficiary of a trust. The rule against perpetuities prevented it. (Jennifer R. Taylor, A "Pet" Project for State Legislatures: The Movement Toward Enforceable Pet Trusts in the Twenty-First Century, 13 Quinnipiac Prob. L.J. 419, 420 (1999)). The rule against perpetuities is the principle that, “no interest in property is good unless it must …

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MD - Pet Trust - §Title 14. Trusts. | Animal Legal ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Summary: Maryland enacted its original "pet trust" law in 2009. The law was then repealed and reenacted in 2015 under a different section. Under the law, a trust may be created to provide for the care of an animal alive during the lifetime of the settlor.

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State and Federal Disaster Planning Laws and Pets | Animal ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The lack of provisions for pets put human health and safety in jeopardy because some pet owners chose to weather the storm at home for fear of what would happen to their animals. As a result, federal and state laws have been passed to include provisions for evacuation of animals, rescue and recovery, shelters and tracking in disaster plans.

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State v. Overholt | Animal Legal & Historical Center

Posted: (52 years ago) ¶ 1 Appellant Allen Overholt was convicted of four counts of second degree unlawful hunting of big game in Columbia County District Court. The charges arose after a game agent, finding two fresh cow elk gut piles, followed the vehicle tracks to Mr. Overholt's home.

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Domestic Violence and Pets: List of States that Include ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The court may order that a petitioner be granted the exclusive custody or control of any pet owned, possessed, leased, kept, or held by the petitioner, respondent, or minor child residing with either the petitioner or respondent and may prohibit the respondent from interfering with the petitioner's efforts to remove the pet.

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TX - Trusts - Chapter 112. Creation, Validity ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Summary: This Texas statute comprises the state's pet trust law. A trust may be created to provide for the care of an animal alive during the settlor's lifetime. The trust terminates on the death of the animal or, if the trust is created to provide for the care of more than one animal alive during the settlor's lifetime, on the death of the last surviving animal.

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United Kingdom Licensing and Regulation of Pet Shops ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The Pet Animals Act 1951 establishes a regulatory regime for “pet shops” under which local authorities (district and borough councils) are responsible for inspecting and licensing premises. The Act does not restrict the definition of “pet shop” to establishments visited by potential customers as the ordinary meaning of “pet shop ...

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Overview of the Licensing and Regulation of Pet Shops (U.K ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The Act establishes a regime designed to benefit the welfare of animals in the pet trade. "Animal" is defined by the Act to include "any description of vertebrate". It therefore applies to a broad range of animals, including all mammals, birds, fish and reptiles. The word "pet" is not defined, but, in the case of cats and dogs, the Act relates to those sold or kept "wholly or mainly for domestic purposes". Animals sold or kept "for ornamental purposes" are also included.

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Custody of Pets in Divorce | Animal Legal & Historical Center

Posted: (52 years ago) This same analysis is the norm for determining pet custody (the pet will be the piece of property evaluated), and the only option the court has strictly under the law. Some judges have begun to create precedents in the field of pet custody that differ from the straight property analysis.

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Overview of Companion Animal Sales | Animal Legal ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Overview of Companion Animal Sales. This overview provides the answer to the question of what a purchaser of an ill dog or defective dog can do. Included is a summary of contract law affecting pet sales, the relevant provisions under the UCC's sale of goods, and state pet purchaser protection laws. "I just purchased a sick dog from a pet store.

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Brief Summary: The Licensing and Regulation of Pet Shops ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The Pet Animals Act 1951 establishes a regulatory regime for “pet shops” under which local authorities (district and borough councils) are responsible for inspecting and licensing premises.. The Act does not restrict the definition of “pet shop” to establishments visited by potential customers as the ordinary meaning of “pet shop” would suggest.

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Overview of Damages for Injury to Animals - Pet losses ...

Posted: (52 years ago) In viewing a pet as more than property, however, the Corso opinion, and the few cases that follow it, are aberrations flying in the face of overwhelming authority to the contrary [emphasis added] . . . In addition, the Corso court provides no legal reasoning why prior precedent should be overruled in categorizing pets as more than property.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) | Animal Legal ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Help! I just bought a sick pet! Can someone chain a dog in my state? Can dogs ride in the back of pickup trucks? I think my cat was the victim of vet malpractice. What can I do? How do I report cruelty I see on social media? What are the laws on lost pets? What is the minimum age to sell a puppy? Can I sell a fur made from an endangered species?

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CO - Pet Shop - Article 80. Pet Animal Care and Facilities ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Pet animal facility--licensure requirements--application--fees (1) Each applicant for a pet animal facility license shall submit an application providing all required information in the form and manner required by the commissioner. (2) Each location of a pet animal facility shall be separately licensed.

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Detailed Discussion of Legal Rights and Duties in Lost Pet ...

Posted: (52 years ago) A majority of households in America have pets. [FN1] People form strong bonds with their pets and often consider them part of the family. [FN2] Unfortunately, large numbers of these pets wander from home or are otherwise lost by their owner. [FN3] Some are taken off the streets by compassionate citizens and others end up in animal shelters where they may be adopted or euthanized. [FN4] Many owners never learn the fate of their lost pet. [FN5] This article focuses on those that do. The discovery of a lost pet’s …

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Wills & Trusts - Pet Animals: What Happens When Their ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Pet animals play an extremely significant role in the lives of many individuals. [FN1] People own pets for a variety of reasons: they love animals; [FN2] enjoy engaging in physical activity with the animal, such as playing ball or going for walks; [FN3] and relish the giving …

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CO - Trusts for Pets - Article 11. Intestate Succession ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Summary: This Colorado statute provides that trust for the care of designated domestic or pet animals and the animals' offspring in gestation is valid. The determination of the "animals' offspring in gestation" is made at the time the designated domestic or pet animals become present beneficiaries of the trust.

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Park Pet Shop, Inc. v. City of Chicago | Animal Legal ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Summary: Local pet stores and breeders brought an action against the validity of a city ordinance limiting the sources from which they may obtain dogs, cats, and rabbits for resale. They stake their claim on the grounds that the ordinance goes beyond Chicago’s home-rule powers under the Illinois Constitution and violates the implied limits on the state power imposed by the Commerce Clause of ...

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"Man's Best Friend:" Property or Family Member? An ...

Posted: (52 years ago) [FN112] A pet's status as 'family member' is often evidenced through its inclusion in family rituals. [FN113] One scholar's interviews with pet owners revealed that companion animals often eat at the same time as their owners, are assigned their own furnishings or rooms and often engage in the same activities as human family members.

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CO - Commerce City - Breed - Chapter 4 - ANIMAL CODE ...

Posted: (52 years ago) (b) The animal control agent shall have the authority to dispose of any dead household pet or pet animal found at large in the city. If such dead animal has a rabies tag attached, the animal control agent should make a reasonable effort to notify the owner. Sec. 4-2010. - Vicious or dangerous animals.

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Map of States with Disaster Planning Laws | Animal Legal ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The inclusion of pet-related provisions in these laws and emergency operation plans occurred after the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Reports suggest that people were reluctant to evacuate without pets and/or service animals, and little planning was implemented on the transportation and sheltering of pets.

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Sale of Companion Animals by Breeders and Retailers ...

Posted: (52 years ago) To most Americans, companion animals become more than just animals in the home. Cats, dogs, and other companion animals often occupy the status of beloved family member to most of their human guardians. Despite this status most of these animals gain in the home, they are legally considered mere goods or commodities during the sales process. Indeed, c ompanion animals have no independent status or personhood in the legal world. The term "goods" is not necessarily meant to downgrade companion …

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Bailment and Veterinary Malpractice: Doctrinal Exclusivity ...

Posted: (52 years ago) This Note highlights an inconsistency in how the law is applied to animals. Animals are considered the personal property of their owners, [FN1] and as such, when they are delivered by their owner to a veterinarian, the facts of the situation perfectly satisfy the elements of a bailment relationship. Nonetheless, when courts determine negligence by a veterinarian, animals' classification as property is disregarded and bailment principles are not applied. Instead, courts use veterinary malpractice standar…

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TN - Pet Damages - § 44-17-403. Liability for death of pet ...

Posted: (52 years ago) (a)(1) If a person's pet is killed or sustains injuries that result in death caused by the unlawful and intentional, or negligent, act of another or the animal of another, the trier of fact may find the individual causing the death or the owner of the animal causing the death liable for up to five thousand dollars ($5,000) in noneconomic damages; provided, that if the death is caused by the ...

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CA - Exotic pets - § 671. Importation, Transportation and ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Permits are not granted for private pet possession. [Link to companion regulation - § 671.1. Permits for Restricted Species.] § 671. Importation, Transportation and Possession of Live Restricted Animals. (a) It shall be unlawful to import, transport, or possess live animals restricted in subsection (c) below except under permit issued by the ...

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FAQ: Dogs in Restaurants | Animal Legal & Historical Center

Posted: (52 years ago) The pet dogs must be kept on a leash and under control of the consumer at all times. At no time is the pet dog allowed to travel through the interior portion of the food service establishment. The establishment must also establish processes for training employees not to handle or pet the dogs and a procedure and equipment for the clean up of ...

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Vermont Statutes | Animal Legal & Historical Center

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 01, 2019  · Included among the relief that the court can grant is an order concerning the possession, care, and control of any animal owned, possessed, leased, kept, or held as a pet by either party or a minor child residing in the household in section (c)(2)(G). VT - Education - § 912. Student's right of refusal; animal dissection: 16 V.S.A. § 912

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Table of Reporting Animal Cruelty in the United States ...

Posted: (52 years ago) All states make animal cruelty a crime. Yet, what might be cruel to you may be lawful within a state, as some people have different opinions on how animals should be treated that differ from statutory provisions. To find out how your state defines animal cruelty, click on your state in the table below. Additionally, many cities and counties have animal cruelty provisions in their ordinances, so you may also want to search your local laws to find out what constitutes animal cruelty in your municipality or ci…

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Resolving Confusion in Pet Owner Tort Cases: Recognizing ...

Posted: (52 years ago) A pet owner may demand a wide variety of treatments for her sick pet, from life saving (e.g., kidney transplant(s)) to life ending (e.g., pet euthanasia as a manner of convenience to the owner the owner cannot be inconvenienced to provide the special care necessary to sustain a sick pet's life).

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Mississippi Statutes | Animal Legal & Historical Center

Posted: (52 years ago) The cat and dog cruelty provision, 97-41-16, was significantly amended in 2011. This section, known as the "Mississippi Dog and Cat Pet Protection Law of 2011," makes it a misdemeanor to intentionally or with criminal negligence wound, deprive of adequate food, water, or shelter, or carry or confine in a cruel manner, any domesticated cat or dog.

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TN - Trusts - § 35-15-408. Trust for care of animal ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Alternate Citation: TN ST § 35-15-408. Date Adopted: 2004. Historical: Summary: This Tennessee trust law, amended in 2007, provides that a trust may be created to provide for the care of an animal alive during the settlor's lifetime. The trust terminates upon the death of the animal or, if the trust was created to provide for the care of more ...

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Commercial Dog Breeders and Puppy Mills | Animal Legal ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Furthermore, while many pet stores only purchase puppies from USDA licensed breeders, the increasing market for puppies sold over the Internet allow for some unscrupulous breeders to operate under the radar. That is, the continued prevalence of puppy mills in the United States appears to result from a mixture of minimal federal standards, lax ...

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ME - Dogs - Consolidated Dog Laws | Animal Legal ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 01, 1999  · “Pet shop” means a place or vehicle in or on which any dogs, cats, rodents, reptiles, fish, pet birds, exotic birds or exotic animals not born and raised on those premises are kept for the purpose of sale to the public. 23-A. Rescue group. “Rescue group” means an organization or individual that receives domesticated animals that have ...

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New Mexico Statutes | Animal Legal & Historical Center

Posted: (52 years ago) NM - Pet Trusts - Chapter 46A. Uniform Trust Code. NMSA 1978, §46A-4-408 : Section 46A-4-408, was adopted in 2003, and did not repeal the previous pet trust law. However, in 2016, the original pet trust law (46A-4-407) was finally repealed.

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NC - Trusts - § 36C-4-408. Trust for care of animal ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Alternate Citation: NC ST § 36C-4-408. Date Adopted: 1995. Historical: Summary: This North Carolina provides that a trust for the care of one or more designated domestic or pet animals alive at the time of creation of the trust is valid. Further, no portion of the principal or income may be converted to the use of the trustee or to any use ...

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Detailed Discussion of Animal Euthanasia | Animal Legal ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Animals have been companions to humans for thousands of years. Most Western countries consider their pets as a member of their family. It comes as no surprise that people continue to hold a close relationship to their companion animal during their last days and even after their death – in the United States, one’s pet can be buried at one of about 600 pet cemeteries. (Sara A. Wiswall, Animal Euthanasia and Duties Owed to Animals, 30 McGeorge L. Rev. 801 (1999)). The Hartsdale Pet Cemetery was the first pet ce…

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Massachusetts Cases | Animal Legal & Historical Center

Posted: (52 years ago) The housing authority had a no pets policy and requested that the tenant remove the pet from the premises. The tenant in turn offered a letter from her physician stating that "there would be serious negative consequences for her health if she was compelled to remove the cat." The court held that the tenant did not meet her burden of proving a ...

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Animal Euthanasia | Animal Legal & Historical Center

Posted: (52 years ago) The word euthanasia has its origin in the Greek language and means good death. Euthanasia is defined as being an act of either killing or permitting the death of a terminally ill or hopelessly injured individual or animal by using a humane, painless method for reasons of mercy. Whereas euthanasia of humans has historically been prohibited, euthanasia of animals is not an emergence of the present age, but has been performed for centuries. In ancient Egypt, it was not uncommon that at the owners death, if his pet was …

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MA - Exotic pets - 9.01: Exemption List | Animal Legal ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Summary: This section exempts some animals from Massachusetts' exotic pet ban. The animals that have been added to this license-exemption list include boas and pythons, skinks, parrots, hedgehogs, chinchillas, and flying squirrels, among others. Pursuant to the authority granted in M.G.L. c. 131, § 23, herewith is established a list of species ...

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