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Domestic Violence and Pets: List of States that Include Pets in Protection Orders Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This document lists the states that include pets in domestic violence protection orders with links to the actual statutes. As of 2017, 32 states as well as D.C. and Puerto Rico have enacted such laws.

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Overview of Laws Restricting the Age of Puppies for Sale Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This overview discusses state laws that place restrictions on the sale of young puppies. Approximately 15 states have enacted laws or administrative regulations that generally require puppies to be between 6 and 8 weeks prior to being offered for sale.

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State Anti-Cruelty Laws Rebecca Wisch

Brief Summary of State Cruelty Laws
Rebecca F. Wisch (2005, updated 2010)

 

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Brief Summary of the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This quick summary examines the historical reasons behind the passage of the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act. It also lists the relevant provisions of the Act, including what actions violate the Act and the potential penalties violators face, as well as what controversies the Act has created. At the bottom of the document are links to more detailed analyses of the Act.

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Table of State Great Ape Possession Laws Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This table shows state laws related to the possession of great apes (chimpanzees, bonobos, gorillas, and orangutans). The table separates possessors of great apes into five general categories:

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FAQs on Emotional Support Animals Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This document gives some brief answers to questions on emotional support animals in housing.

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Overview of Municipal Animal Control Ordinances Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This overview discusses the power of municipalities to enact ordinances. It then highlights some common subjects for animal care and control within municipal codes.

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Bald & Golden Eagle Protection Act (BGEPA) Rebecca Wisch

Brief Summary of the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act
Rebecca F. Wisch (2002)

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2015 State Law Amendments Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This table summarizes the statutory amendments that occurred in 2015. The table gives a brief description of the changes and links to the actual text of the laws.

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Brief Summary of Local and State Dog Laws Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This summary examines the nature and authority of state and local dog laws. It also describes the general subjects included in dog laws, such as loose dogs and impoundment procedures. The concept of preemption of local laws is also defined.

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