Texas

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TX - Rabies control - § 169.22. Definitions This code is the definition section for the Texas Administrative Code's regulations on rabies control.
TX - Rabies - § 826.045. Area Rabies Quarantine.

This Texas statute outlines the parameters under which a rabies quarantine area may be adopted.  If this occurs, it may call for the restraint of carnivorous animals and the transportation of carnivorous animals into and out of the quarantine area.  While the quarantine is in effect, the rules adopted by the board supersede all other applicable ordinances or rules applying to the quarantine area.

TX - Rabies - § 826.022. Vaccination; Criminal Penalty.


This Texas statute provides that a person commits an offense (Class C misdemeanor) if the person fails or refuses to have each dog or cat owned by the person vaccinated against rabies and the animal is required to be vaccinated under applicable state law or local ordinance.

TX - Ordinances - § 826.034. Restraint; Criminal Penalty. This Texas statute provides that a person commits an offense (Class C misdemeanor) if the person fails or refuses to restrain a dog or cat owned by the person and the animal is required to be restrained under the ordinances or rules adopted under this chapter.
TX - Ordinances - § 215.032. Exhibitions; Shows; Amusements


This statute authorizes municipalities to prohibit or regulate circuses, exhibitions, and menageries.

TX - Ordinances - § 1.08. Preemption


This law provides for preemption of state criminal laws over the laws enacted by governmental subdivisions or agencies.

TX - Lien, veterinary - § 70.010. Liens for Veterinary Care Charges for Large Animals

This Texas law relates to veterinary liens for large animals, defined as ivestock or a cow, horse, mule, ass, sheep, goat, llama, alpaca, farm elk, or hog. The term does not include a common household pet such as a cat or dog. A licensed veterinarian has a lien on a large animal and the proceeds from the disposition of the large animal to secure the cost of veterinary care the veterinarian provided to the large animal. The lien attaches on the 20th day after the veterinarian first provided care to the large animal and attaches regardless of whether the veterinarian retains possession of the animal.

TX - Licenses - § 826.032. Registration; Criminal Penalty


This Texas statute provides that a person commits an offense (Class C misdemeanor) if he or she fails to 

or refuses to register or present for registration a dog or cat owned by the person as required by state law or local ordinance.

TX - Licenses - § 826.031. Registration of Dogs and Cats by Local Governments.


This Texas statute provides that the governing body of a municipality and the commissioners court of a county may adopt ordinances or rules requiring the registration of each dog and cat within the jurisdiction of the municipality or county.  Fees may be collected pursuant to such ordinances to defray costs.

TX - Law Enforcement - Nonlethal responses to dog encounters These statutes require training for Texas law enforcement in nonlethal responses to encounters with dogs

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