|FL - Hunting - Chapter 379. Fish and Wildlife Conservation.||
|FL - Immunity, Care For Injured Animals - Chapter 768. Negligence||
|FL - Importation - Chapter 5C-3. Importation of Animals||This set of regulations constitutes the Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services rules governing the importation of animals.|
|FL - Importation - Chapter 5C-30. Enforcement and Penalties||
|FL - Impound - Abandonment of animals by owner; procedure for handling||
|FL - Initiatives - Amendment 13, Ban on Wagering on Dog Races||A proposed revision relating to ending dog racing; creating new sections in Article X and Article XII of the State Constitution to prohibit the racing of, and wagering on, greyhounds and other dogs after a specified date.|
|FL - Initiatives - Florida Amendment Article X Section 19 (pregnant pigs)||This ballot proposal addresses the inhumane treatment of animals, specifically, pregnant pigs. To prevent cruelty to animals and as recommended by The Humane Society of the United States, no person shall confine a pig during pregnancy in a cage, crate or other enclosure, or tether a pregnant pig, on a farm so that the pig is prevented from turning around freely, except for veterinary purposes and during the prebirthing period; provides definitions, penalties, and an effective date. This measure passed in the November 2002 election with 54% of the vote.|
|FL - Liens - 713.65. Liens for care and maintenance of animals||
These Florida laws concern liens for the care and maintenance of animals. The first section declares that the liens mentioned in the chapter include the described personal property under the circumstances mentioned in each section. Section 713.65 then describes that a lien exists in favor of all persons for the "feeding or caring for the horse or other animal of another, including all keepers of livery, sale or feed or feed stables, for feeding or taking care of any horse or other animal put in their charge; upon such horse or other animal." Based on the broad language of "other animal," a lien exists for the care and feeding of all owned animals.
|FL - Liens, veterinary - 713.655. Liens for professional services of veterinarians||
This section comprises Florida's veterinary lien law. A lien exists in favor of any veterinarian who renders professional services to an animal at the request of the owner of the animal, the owner's agent, or a bailee, lessee, or custodian of the animal, for the unpaid portion of the fees for such professional services. The lien remains valid and enforceable for a period of 1 year from the date the professional services were rendered, and such lien is to be enforced in the manner provided for the enforcement of other liens on personal property in this state.
|FL - Lost Property - Lost or Abandoned Property||