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CA - Exotic pets - § 671. Importation, Transportation and Possession of Live Restricted Animals

California prohibits possession of enumerated species without a permit. Permits are not granted for private pet possession.

CA - Euthanasia - § 599e. Killing unfit animals after notice by officer;

This statute requires an owner of an animal deemed to be unfit for employment to kill the animal within 12 hours, after being notified by any peace officer, or be subject to criminal penalties.

CA - Euthanasia - § 599d. Policy of state regarding adoptable and treatable animals

This law provides that it is the policy of the state that no adoptable animal shall be euthanized.

CA - Euthanasia - § 597w. Repealed by Stats.2005, c. 652 (A.B.1426), § 2

This repealed statute prohibited the killing of any dog or cat by the use of any high-altitude decompression chamber or nitrogen gas.

CA - Euthanasia - § 597v. Newborn dog or cat; methods of killing

The statute prohibits the killing of a newborn dog or cat whose eyes have not yet opened by any other method than by the use of chloroform vapor or by inoculation of barbiturates.

CA - Euthanasia - § 597u. Animals; prohibited killing methods

This statute prohibits the use by any person of carbon monoxide gas or an intracardiac injection of a euthanasia agent on a conscious animal to kill an animal.

CA - Entertainment - Title 4. Motion Pictures (use of animals)

This section of laws provides that it is a nuisance to exhibit a motion picture that depicts any intentional killing of, or cruelty to, a human being or an animal where such intentional killing of, or cruelty to, a human being or an animal actually occurred in the production of the motion picture for the purpose of such production created after January 1, 1979. An action may be brought to abate and prevent the nuisance by the relevant county's district attorney or the California Attorney General. Any violation or disobedience of an injunction or order expressly provided for by this title is punishable as a contempt of court by a fine of not less than two hundred dollars ($200) nor more than one thousand dollars ($1,000).

CA - Enforcement - Chapter 5. Arrest, by Whom and How Made.

This set of provisions authorizes private citizens to make arrests and explains when and how citizen arrests may be made.

CA - Endangered Species - CHAPTER 1.5. ENDANGERED SPECIES

The California Fish and Game Code considers that endangered and threatened species are of ecological, educational, historical, recreational, esthetic, economic, and scientific value to the people of the State of California. The State of California has legislation that allows the state to protect endangered and threatened species by acquiring land for these species to protect, restore and enhance the habitat of these species.  Section 2080 prohibits the importing, taking, exporting, possessing, purchasing, or selling, any species, or any part or product thereof that is endangered or threatened.

CA - Elephant Training - § 2128. Elephants; prohibited practices; penalties

This statute (operative on January 1, 2018) prohibits a person who houses, possesses, manages, or is in direct contact with an elephant from using a billhook, ankus, baseball bat, axe handle, pitchfork, and other devices that inflict pain for the purpose of training or controlling the elephant. Any person caught in violation of this statute will be subject to civil penalty and a suspension or revocation of his or her license to lawfully possess the animal.