|Title||Citation||Alternate Citation||Agency Citation||Summary||Type|
|AL - Fish and Wildlife - Article 3. Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries||Ala. Code 1975 § 9-2-60 - 67||AL ST § 9-2-60 to 67||
This set of laws establishes the Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries within the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and outlines the powers and duties of various officials within that division.
|AL - Fur - § 13A-11-241. Cruelty in first and second degrees (dog/cat fur provision)||Ala. Code 1975 § 13A-11-241||AL ST § 13A-11-241||In Alabama, a person commits the crime of cruelty to a dog or cat in the first degree if he or she skins a domestic dog or cat or offers for sale or exchange or offers to buy or exchange the fur, hide, or pelt of a domestic dog or cat. Cruelty to a dog or cat in the first degree is a Class C felony.||Statute|
|AL - Horsemeat - 2-17-15. Sale, offer for sale, transportation, etc.,||Ala.Code 1975 § 2-17-15||AL ST § 2-17-15||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.||Statute|
|AL - Hunting - Article 19. Hunting of Native Game Animals and Certain Nonindigenous Animals.||Ala. Code 1975 § 9-11-500 - 505||AL ST § 9-11-500 to 505||
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.||Ala. Code 1975 § 9-11-270 - 275||AL ST § 9-11-270 to 275||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.||Statute|
|AL - Importation - Chapter 80-3-6. Livestock Sanitary Rules||AL ADC 80-3-6-..01 - .40||Ala. Admin. Code r. 80-3-6-.01 - .40||This set of regulations sets forth the powers and duties of the State Veterinarian and includes import, transport, inspection, sanitation,and slaughter rules for livestock and poultry. In addition, it includes requirements for the import, transport, or exhibition of wild, semi-wild, and exotic animals, and the import of dogs, cats, ratites, and goats.||Administrative|
|AL - Impound - Destruction of impounded dogs and cats||Ala. Code 1975 § 3-7A-8||AL ST 3-7A-8||This Alabama statute provides that all dogs, cats, and ferrets 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.||Statute|
|AL - Impound - Maintenance of pound; notice of impoundment; adoption of animals.||Ala. Code 1975 § 3-7A-7||AL ST 3-7A-7||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, cats, and ferrets 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.||Statute|
|AL - Initiatives - Amendment 5, Right to Hunt, Fish, and Harvest Wildlife||Amendment 5 (2014)||Amendment 5 will appear on the November 4, 2014 election. The proposed amendment asks voters "to clarify that the people have the right to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife subject to reasonable regulations that promote conservation and management of fish and wildlife and preserve the future of hunting and fishing."||Statute|
|AL - Irondale - Breed - Sec. 3-90 - Pit Bulls||IRONDALE, AL., CODE OF ORDINANCES, § 3-90, 3-91||
In Irondale, Alabama, it is unlawful to keep, harbor, own or possess any pit bull dog. However, pit bull dogs registered on the date of publication may be kept within the city subject to certain requirements. These requirements include proper confinement, the use of a leash and muzzle, the posting of “Beware of Dog” signs, the taking of identification photographs, and the maintenance of liability insurance ($50,000). Failure to comply may result in the seizure of the dog, a fine up to $500 and/or imprisonment up to 30 days. The city also bans Presa Canario dogs.