|CT - Kennels - Operations and Maintenance of Commercial Kennels||
|CT - Leash - Control of dogs in proximity to guide dogs.||
|CT - Lien, care - § 49-70. Lien on animals for their keep. Transfer of abandoned animals||
This Connecticut law provides that when a special agreement has been made between the owner of any animals and a person keeping/taking care of such animals for a price, those animals are subject to a lien in favor of the person keeping the animals. The person keeping those animals may detain the animals until the debt is paid. If the debt is not paid with 30 days after it becomes due, the keeper may sell the animals at public auction after he or she gives written notice to the owner of the time and place at least six days before the sale. Additionally, a commercial boarding kennel or veterinary hospital may transfer abandoned animals to a nonprofit animal rescue or adoption organization. An animal is considered abandoned if the owner or keeper of such animal fails to retrieve the animal within five days of the date on which such owner or keeper was scheduled to retrieve the animal. Written notice notice sent certified, return-receipt requested must first be sent to the owner with a ten-day waiting period before the transfer can occur.
|CT - Lost Property - Chapter 859. Lost and Unclaimed Property.||
|CT - Municipalities - Power to Regulate||This Connecticut statute allows municipalities to prohibit dogs running at large and to prevet animal cruelty; this statute also prohibts municipalities from adopting breed specific legislation.|
|CT - Oxford - Title IX: General Regulations (Chapter 92: Right to Farm)||
|CT - Pet Trust - Chapter 802C. Trusts||
|CT - Racing - Chapter 226. Gaming Policy, Regulation and Revenue||A person or business organization must have a license in order to conduct a races. The Commissioner of Consumer Protection is the one who grants the licenses. Each town must hold an election approving racing and pari-mutuel wagering in order for a license to be issued. The Commissioner may order random urine testing of race dogs. The Commissioner is also allowed to conduct investigations and hearings in order to carry out the provisions of this statute and is responsible for adopting regulations.|
|CT - Reindeer - 26-57a. Regulations for the establishment of in-state captive herds of cervids.||This Connecticut law relates to the regulation of in-state captive herds of cervids, including reindeer. Under the law, not later than November 1, 2012, the Commissioner of Agriculture shall implement a pilot program for the issuance of two permits that allow not more than two Connecticut businesses to maintain not more than five reindeer each.|
|CT - Research animals - § 10a-150e. Offering for adoption of cat or dog used for conducting research or testing||
This Connecticut law (effective 2016) states that an institute of higher education must offer for adoption by an animal adoption or animal rescue organization any cat or dog that that was subject to research or testing after the completion of any such research or testing and the dog or cat is no longer needed.