|VT - Dogs, Wolf-hybrids - Consolidated Dog Laws||
|VT - Domestic Violence - § 1103. Requests for relief.||Any family or household member may seek relief from abuse by another family or household member on behalf of him- or herself or his or her children by filing a complaint under this chapter. 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||This Vermont law gives a student in a public elementary or secondary school (or approved independent school) a right to be excused from lessons requiring a student to dissect, vivisect, or otherwise destroy an animal, or observe any of these activities. Each school district must establish procedures for a student to exercise this right and alternatives methods of learning the material covered. School districts must also adopt a statement that no student shall be discriminated against based on his or her decision to exercise the right to be excused afforded by this section.|
|VT - Endangered Species - Chapter 123. Protection of Endangered Species||
These Vermont statutes set out the state's endangered species provisions, including the related definitions, rules for listing species, and regulations for establishing the committees. Violation of the provisions against taking incur criminal enforcement and restitution. Interestingly, there is a provision that provides for the location of listed endangered species to be kept confidential.
|VT - Equine - § 1039. Equine activities; acceptance of inherent risks||
|VT - Exotic pet, wildlife - § 4709. Importation, stocking wild animals||
|VT - Fur - Chapter 173. Domestic Fur-Bearing Animals||
|VT - Humane Slaughter - Humane Slaughter of Livestock||
|VT - Hunting - § 4714. Importation and possession of animals for hunting||
|VT - Hunting - § 4502 Uniform point system; revocation of license.||
has a point system for hunting licenses similar to that used for driver's licenses.
Certain enumerated violations, including taking bear or deer with dogs, earn points which can result in the suspension or revocation of a hunting license.
A game warden may shoot a dog who is pursuing a deer or moose close enough to endanger its life, or a fine may be issued.