|AL - Lanett - Breed - Pit Bull Ordinance - Sec. 6-8 - Regulations regarding vicious dogs||LANETT, AL., CODE OF CITY ORDINANCES, § 6-8 (2005)||
In Lanett, Alabama, it is unlawful to keep, harbor, own, or possess any pit bull or presa canario dog. Dogs that were within the city on the effective date may be kept within the city subject to certain requirements, such as keeping the dog properly confined, using a leash and muzzle, posting a “Beware of dog” sign, the maintenance of liability insurance of $100,000, and the taking of identification photographs. A violation of the chapter is a misdemeanor, and could result in a fine up to $500 and/or imprisonment up to 30 days under Section 6-13.
|AL - Leash - When dogs permitted in areas; liability of owners of dogs at large in areas (wildlife management areas)||Ala. Code 1975 § 9-11-305 - 307||AL ST § 9-11-305 to 307||
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 - Lien, vet - § 35-11-390. Lien declared||Ala. Code 1975 § 35-11-390 - 391||AL ST § 35-11-390 - 391||This Alabama section relates to veterinary liens. The law states that every licensed veterinarian has a lien on every animal kept, fed, treated or surgically treated or operated on by him or her while in his or her custody and under contract with the owner of such animal. This lien is for payment of the veterinarian's charges for keeping, feeding, treating or surgically treating or operating on such animal, and the vet has the right to retain such animal until said charges are paid.||Statute|
|AL - Mobile - Chapter 7: Animal and Fowl (Article VI - Horse Drawn Carriages)||Mobile, Alabama, Code of Ordinances §§ 7-131 to 7-191.||
In Mobile, Alabama, animal-drawn passenger vehicles are restricted to horse drawn carriages. The following ordinances provide the restrictions and requirements placed upon the operations of these carriages within the city.
|AL - Ordinances - Article 4. General Police Powers||Ala. Code 1975 § 11-47-110, 117, 118||AL ST § 11-47-110, 117, 118||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.||Statute|
|AL - Ordinances - Article 5. Powers as to Health, Sanitation, and Quarantine||Ala. Code 1975 § 11-47-130 to 132||AL ST § 11-47-130 to 132||This set of laws authorizes all cities and towns to regulate animals and animal related conditions that pose a threat to the public health.||Statute|
|AL - Ordinances - Section 11-3A-2. Powers for Public Welfare, Health, and Safety; Authorization; Scope.||Ala. Code 1975 § 11-3A-2||AL ST § 11-3A-2||
This statute authorizes each county commission to enact ordinances for the control of animals and animal nuisances.
|AL - Public Nuisances - Chapter 10. Nuisances Menacing Public Health||Ala. Code 1975 § 22-10-1 to 3||AL ST § 22-10-1 to 3||This set of laws lists various animal-related actions and conditions that are considered nuisances per se because of their significant public health risks. In addition, it addresses the methods by which such nuisances may be abated, up to and including the destruction of property without compensation.||Statute|
|AL - Racing - § 11-65-1 to § 11-65-47. Horse Racing and Greyhound Racing in Class 1 Municipalities||Ala.Code 1975 § 11-65-1 to § 11-65-47||AL ST § 11-65-1 to § 11-65-47||This set of statutes allows for municipalities in Alabama to vote on whether or not they wish to authorize horse and greyhound racing and pari-mutuel wagering. Each municipality that authorizes it must create a commission which must be incorporated in order for a municipality to conduct horse and greyhound racing. The commissions each regulate horse and greyhound racing only in their respective municipalities. A license must be obtained by the commission of the respective municipality in which one desires to operate or construct a racing facility.||Statute|
|AL - Sterilization - Chapter 9. Sterilization of Dogs and Cats.||Ala. Code 1975 § 3-9-1 to 4||AL ST § 3-9-1 to 4||These statutes require animal shelters, animal control agencies, and humane societies to sterilize dogs and cats acquired from other animal shelters, animal control agencies, and humane societies. For purposes of this statute, the term "sterilization" refers to the surgical removal of the reproductive organs of a dog or cat in order to render the animal unable to reproduce. Adoptive animals must be sterilized by a licensed veterinarian before the animal is released to the new owner, or the new owner must enter into a written agreement with the facility certifying that sterilization will be performed by a licensed veterinarian within 30 days after acquisition of the animal or within 30 days of the sexual maturity of the animal.||Statute|