Map of State Laws Allowing Domestic Violence Orders to Include Pets

Label code (short name, no spaces)Label descriptive nameColor (Hex code, e.g. #80BFB9)
Label-1State with no law#8C510A
state_DVState with law allowing pets in DV orders#01665E
Map data: 
StateURL (relative path, e.g. /statute/name-of-page)Label code (must match Label code from Label creation table)
AlabamaLabel-1
Alaska/statute/ak-domestic-violence-article-7-domestic-violencestate_DV
Arizona/statute/az-domestic-violence-chapter-36-family-offensesstate_DV
Arkansas/statute/ar-domestic-violence-chapter-15-domestic-abusestate_DV
California/statute/ca-domestic-violence-inclusion-animals-domestic-violencestate_DV
Colorado/statute/co-domestic-violence-animals-and-domestic-violence-definitionstate_DV
Connecticut/statute/ct-domestic-violence-%C2%A7-46b-15-relief-physical-abuse-family-or-household-member-or-personstate_DV
DelawareLabel-1
FloridaLabel-1
GeorgiaLabel-1
Hawaii/statute/hi-domestic-violence-chapter-586-domestic-abuse-protective-ordersstate_DV
IdahoLabel-1
Illinois/statute/il-domestic-violence-article-112a-domestic-violencestate_DV
Indiana/statute/domestic-violence-34-26-5-9-ex-parte-orders-authority-and-jurisdiction-court-reliefstate_DV
Iowa/statute/ia-domestic-violence-chapter-236-domestic-abusestate_DV
KansasLabel-1
KentuckyLabel-1
Louisiana/statute/la-domestic-violence-chapter-28-protection-family-violence-actstate_DV
Maine/statute/me-domestic-violence-title-19-domestic-relationsstate_DV
Maryland/statute/md-domestic-violence-subtitle-5-domestic-violencestate_DV
Massachusetts/statute/ma-domestic-violence-%C2%A7-11-possession-care-and-control-domesticated-animal-owned-personsstate_DV
Michigan/statute/mi-domestic-violence-6002950-personal-protection-orders-current-or-former-spouse-datingstate_DV
Minnesota/statute/mn-domestic-violence-518b01-chapter-518b-domestic-abusestate_DV
MississippiLabel-1
MissouriLabel-1
MontanaLabel-1
NebraskaLabel-1
Nevada/statute/nv-domestic-violence-chapter-33-injunctions-orders-protection-against-domestic-violencestate_DV
New Hampshire/statute/nh-domestic-violence-chapter-173-b-protection-persons-domestic-violencestate_DV
New Jersey/statute/nj-domestic-violence-chapter-25-domestic-violence-0state_DV
New MexicoLabel-1
New York/statute/ny-domestic-violence-article-8-family-offenses-proceedingsstate_DV
North Carolina/statute/nc-domestic-violence-chapter-50b-domestic-violence-%C2%A7-50b-3-reliefstate_DV
North DakotaLabel-1
Ohio/statute/oh-domestic-violence-311331-petitions-protection-orders-concerning-domestic-violence-orstate_DV
Oklahoma/statute/ok-domestic-violence-%C2%A7-602-protective-order-petition-complaint-requirement-certain-stalkingstate_DV
Oregon/statute/or-domestic-violence-107718-court-order-when-petitioner-imminent-danger-abuse-allows-petsstate_DV
PennsylvaniaLabel-1
Rhode IslandLabel-1
South Carolina/statute/sc-domestic-violence-protection-domestic-abuse-actstate_DV
South DakotaLabel-1
Tennessee/statute/tn-domestic-violence-part-6-domestic-abusestate_DV
Texas/statute/tx-domestic-violence-%C2%A7-85021-022-protective-ordersstate_DV
UtahLabel-1
Vermont/statute/vt-domestic-violence-%C2%A7-1103-requests-reliefstate_DV
Virginia/statute/va-domestic-violence-protective-ordersstate_DV
Washington/statute/wa-domestic-violence-2650060-relief-duration-realignment-designation-parties-award-costsstate_DV
West Virginia/statute/wv-domestic-violence-%C2%A7-48-27-503-permissive-provisions-protective-orderstate_DV
Wisconsin/statute/wi-domestic-violence-81312-domestic-abuse-restraining-orders-and-injunctionsstate_DV
WyomingLabel-1
Summary:

This map shows states that have enacted legislation allowing individuals to include pets in domestic violence protection orders. Typically, these laws allow a petitioner to take possession of companion animals in the home and/or prevent the respondent from harming or removing companion animals. To date (2017), 32 states have such laws as well as D.C. and Puerto Rico.