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AL - Horsemeat - 2-17-15. Sale, offer for sale, transportation, etc., of carcasses, etc., of horses, mules, etc., not marked, l


This Alabama statute states that no person, firm or corporation shall sell, transport, offer for sale or transportation or receive for transportation in intrastate commerce any carcasses of horses, mules or other equines or parts of any such carcasses or the meat or meat food products thereof unless they are plainly and conspicuously marked or labeled or otherwise identified as required by regulations.

AL - Hunting - Article 19. . Hunting of Native Game Animals and Certain Nonindigenous Animals.


This Alabama statute makes it unlawful to hunt or kill any species of nonindigenous animals for a fee or for recreation. This section does not apply to feral swine, nuisance animals, or to any nonindigenous animal lawfully brought into this state prior to 2006.

AL - Hunting - Article 8A. Interference with Legal Hunting or Fishing.


This section of law reflects Alabama's hunter harassment provisions. Under the section, no person shall

willfully and knowingly

prevent, obstruct, impede, disturb, or interfere with, or attempt to prevent, obstruct, impede, disturb, or interfere with any person who is legally hunting or fishing. Prohibited activities include creating a visual, aural, olfactory, or physical stimulus intended to affect the natural behavior of the wild animal being hunted or fish for the purpose of fishing, or affecting the condition or location of personal property intended for use in the hunting or fishing. Any person violating this article is guilty of a Class C misdemeanor.

AL - Impound - Destruction of impounded dogs and cats
This Alabama statute provides that all dogs and cats which have been impounded for lack of rabies immunization, after due notice has been given to the owner as provided in Section 3-7A-7, may be humanely destroyed and disposed of when not redeemed by the owner within seven days.  The owner may redeem the animal before destruction by paying the associated costs of vaccination (if no proof of prior vaccination) and impoundment.
AL - Impound - Maintenance of pound; notice of impoundment; adoption of animals.
This Alabama statute provides that it is the duty of each and every county in the state to provide a suitable county pound and impounding officer for the impoundment of dogs and cats found running at large in violation of the provisions of this chapter.  When dogs and cats are impounded and if the owner thereof is known, such owner shall be given direct notice of the impoundment of said animal or animals belonging to him; or the impounding officer may make said animal or animals available for adoption after a period of not less than seven days.
AL - Initiatives - Amendment 5, Right to Hunt, Fish, and Harvest Wildlife
AL - Leash - When dogs permitted in areas; liability of owners of dogs at large in areas (wildlife management areas)


This Alabama statute provides that no dog shall be permitted except on leash within any wildlife management area except in accordance with the rules and regulations promulgated by the Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources.  The owner of any dog at large within any wildlife management area shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

AL - Ordinances - Article 4. General Police Powers


This set of statutes authorizes all cities and towns to enact local ordinances to prevent dangerous, unwholesome, or offensive conditions and to abate public nuisances.

AL - Ordinances - Article 5. Powers as to Health, Sanitation, and Quarantine


This set of laws authorizes all cities and towns to regulate animals and animal related conditions that pose a threat to the public health.

AL - Ordinances - Chapter 47. Powers, Duties, and Liabilities Generally. Article 4. General Police Powers.


This set of statutes authorizes all cities and towns to enact local ordinances to prevent dangerous, unwholesome, or offensive conditions and to abate public nuisances.

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