|CA - Fighting - § 597c. Animal fighting exhibitions; spectators; penalty||
Whoever owns, possesses, keeps, or trains any bird or animal, with the intent that such animal shall be engaged in an exhibition of fighting, or is present at such exhibition, is guilty of a misdemeanor.
|CA - Farm Animal Cruelty - Chapter 13.8. Farm Animal Cruelty. § 25991. Definitions.||
This section provides the definitions, exception,s and enforcement provisions for the Chapter 13.8, Farm Animal Cruelty. The section was added after voters approved Initiative Measure (Prop. 2) in 2008. Any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000) or by imprisonment in the county jail for a period not to exceed 180 days or by both such fine and imprisonment.
|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 Repealed by Stats.2005, c. 652 (A.B.1426), § 2||
This repealed statute prohibited the killing of any dog or cat by the use of any high-altitude decompression chamber or nitrogen gas.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.