Indiana

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IN - Property - (Repealed by P.L.162-2006, SEC.49.) - Dogs as Personal Property for Taxation


Dogs are considered personal property in Indiana (repealed).

IN - Liens - 32-33-8-1 Feed and care bestowed upon livestock; mechanic's and tradesman lien

This statute allows the keeper of a livery stable or any person engaged in feeding horses, cattle, hogs, and other livestock to place a lien on any of the animals that he or she cares for.

IN - Initiatives - Question 1, Right to Hunt and Fish Amendment
IN - Hunting - Chapter 37. Harassment of Hunters, Trappers, and Fishermen


This section reflects Indiana's hunter harassment law. A person who knowingly or intentionally interferes with the legal taking of a game animal by another person with intent to prevent the taking commits a Class C misdemeanor. A person who fails to obey the order of a law enforcement officer to desist from conduct in violation of section 2 of this chapter commits a Class B misdemeanor if the law enforcement officer (1) observed the person or (2) has reasonable grounds to believe that the person has engaged in the conduct that day or intends to engage in the conduct that day on specific premises.

IN - Hunting - 15-17-14.7-13 Types of weapons allowed during hunt; computer assisted remote hunting; sedation; restricted areas This Indiana law states that a hunting preserve may not allow computer assisted hunting.
IN - Humane Slaughter - Chapter 5. Meat and Poultry Inspection; Humane Slaughter Act


This Indiana statutory section comprises both the state's meat processing laws and humane slaughter provisions.   The state board responsible for carrying out this Act are empowered to adopt rules governing humane methods to make livestock or poultry insensible to pain before incision of an instrument for severance of the carotid arteries. The rules must conform as far as applicable to the regulations promulgated under the Federal Humane Slaughter Act.  Most of the laws in this section pertain to inspection of commercial livestock facilities and the labeling of postmortem and antemortem animals.  However, violation of the humane slaughter provisions appear to result in a Class B misdemeanor where there has been a "reckless violation."

IN - Health - Article 17. Animal Health and Animal Products. Chapter 18. Crimes and Infractions


This set of Indiana laws covers diseased livestock and the sale of domestic animals. It also provides that a person responsible for livestock or poultry who knowingly or intentionally permits the livestock or poultry to run at large commits a Class B misdemeanor. Another provision states that a person may not import to or export from Indiana for the purpose of sale any dog under the age of eight (8) weeks unless the dog is transported with its dam.

IN - Fowler - Breed - Sec. 4-7. - Certain vicious breeds prohibited.


No person shall own, keep or harbor a Pit Bull Terrier, Rottweiler, or Chow dog in Fowler, Indiana.

IN - Exotic Pets - Article 9. Fish and Wildlife. Rule 3. Mammals. 312 IAC 9-3-18.5 Exotic mammals.


This regulation lists certain exotic mammals that may not be taken (harmed, harassed, or killed) and establishes restrictions on the possession and sale of those exotic mammals.

IN - Exotic pet - Chapter 26. Wild Animal Permit. This set of Indiana laws concerns the keeping of protected and dangerous wild animals. Under the law, a person must obtain a permit to possess these classes of animals. A permit may be suspended if an emergency exists (e.g., the animal is in peril or the animal is in a position to harm another animal).

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