Full Statute Name:  West's New Mexico Statutes Annotated. Chapter 77. Animals and Livestock. Article 1. Dogs and Domesticated Animals.

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Primary Citation:  NMSA 1978, § 77-1-1 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  December, 2014 Alternate Citation:  NM ST § 77-1-1 Date Adopted:  1912
Summary:

Dogs, cats and domestic birds are considered personal property in New Mexico.

Statute Text: 

That dogs, cats and domesticated fowls and birds shall be deemed and considered as personal property, and all remedies given for the recovery of personal property and of damages for injuries thereto are hereby extended to them.

CREDIT(S)

L. 1912, Ch. 38, § 1.

Formerly Code 1915, § 26; C.S. 1929, § 4-101; 1941 Comp., § 49-101; 1953 Comp., § 47-1-1.

 

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