There are Animal Care Center offices and drop-off locations throughout New York City. Personal Property and Restitution Laws Environmental Conservation Laws Relating to Dogs (B) “The dangerous dog” does not include a police working dog, as defined in subdivision eighteen of this section, which acts in the manner described in this paragraph while said police working dog is used to assist one or more Laws. law enforcement officials in the performance of their official duties. C) The request shall indicate the sex, actual or approximate age, breed, color and municipal identification number of the dog and other identification marks, if any, and the name, address, telephone number, county and town, city or town of residence of the owner.
Municipalities may also request additional information about such a request, as they deem appropriate. E) Upon validation by the employee, the authorized dog control officer, or the authorized administrator of the kennel or shelter, the application will be converted into a license for the dog described therein. G) No license will be transferable. Upon the transfer of ownership of any dog, the new owner will immediately apply for a license for that dog.
H) Without prejudice to the provisions of any general, special or local law, or to any rule or regulation that provides otherwise, the secretary, the authorized dog control officer or the authorized administrator of pounds or shelters in municipalities with a population of less than one hundred thousand must do so within five business days after the license has been validated, send a copy of the validated license to the municipality that grants the license in which the dog will be housed. B) any dog that is not licensed, either inside or outside the owner's premises; C) any licensed dog that is not under the control of its owner or guardian or that is not on the premises of the owner or guardian of the dog, if there are probable reasons to believe that the dog is dangerous; and D) any dog that represents a threat to public safety. A) not less than ten dollars for the first seizure of any dog owned by that person; B) not less than twenty dollars for the first twenty-four hours or part of them and three dollars for every additional twenty-four hours or part of them for the second seizure, within the year following the first seizure, of any dog owned by that person; or C) not less than thirty dollars for the first twenty-four hours or part of them and three dollars for every additional twenty-four hours or part of them for the third and subsequent seizures, within the year following the first seizure, of any dog owned by that person. Notwithstanding the seizure rates set forth in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) of this subdivision, any municipality may establish by local law or ordinance such rates in any amount.
B) (i) Upon approving a plan submitted in accordance with this section, the administrative entity shall grant a grant for the creation and implementation of such a plan. (ii) By approving a submitted plan for the approval and funding of all other sterilization castration programs, the administrative entity shall grant grants for the ongoing administration of low-cost castration services. The payments of these grants will be advanced quarterly. The remaining funds at the end of the grant period will be remitted to the animal population control fund.
(C) An administrative entity selected in accordance with this section shall use the profits of the animal population control fund to pay the reasonable expenses incurred in operating the low-cost sterilization castration program, but is hereby authorized to request funds from other public sources and private. D) Such administrative entity shall submit an annual report to the governor, the temporary president of the Senate, the president of the assembly, the leader of the Senate minority, the leader of the minority of the assembly and the commissioner. This report shall include, among others, the fund balance, annual expenses, annual revenues, the number of entities receiving funding and the amount received by each entity, the total number and type of low-cost sterilization services provided by each entity, the method of providing such services by each entity, the expenditure incurred to promote the fund and the description of marketing initiatives, and recommendations on the implementation and financial viability of the fund. (E) The administrative entity shall perform such other tasks as are reasonable and necessary for the administration of that fund.
F) If the administrative entity is unable to fulfill its obligations under its contract, or if the commissioner determines that it is not performing its obligations satisfactorily, the commissioner may cancel that contract and issue another request for proposals from other entities to administer the program. Ii) the supplementary security income for the elderly, blind and disabled program authorized in accordance with 42 U, S, C. The dog owner shall be responsible for all costs associated with the evaluations and training ordered under this section; C) restraining the dog on a leash by an adult of at least twenty-one years of age whenever the dog is in public premises; D) gagging the dog whenever it is in a place public in a manner that will prevent it from biting any person or animal, but that does not harm the dog or interfere with its vision or breathing; or E) maintaining a liability insurance policy for an amount determined by the court, but in no case greater than one hundred thousand dollars in the event of personal injury or death resulting from an attack by such a dangerous dog. A) the dog, without justification, attacked a person causing serious physical injury or death; or B) the dog has a known vicious propensity, as evidenced by a previous unjustified attack on a person, which caused serious physical injury or death; or C) the dog, without justification, caused serious physical injury or death to an animal companion, farm animal or domestic animal and, in the past two years, has caused unjustified physical injury or death to a companion or farm animal, as evidenced by a finding of a “dangerous dog” in accordance with the provisions of this section.
A human euthanasia order shall not be enforced until the expiration of the thirty-day period provided for in subdivision five of this section to file a notice of appeal, unless the owner of the dog has indicated to the judge in writing his intention to waive his right of appeal. Upon filing a notice of appeal, the order will be automatically suspended pending the outcome of the appeal. (B) Upon filing a notice of appeal against a human euthanasia order pursuant to this section, that order will be automatically suspended pending the final determination of any appeal. In all other circumstances, the dog owner may apply to the court to order a stay of the disposition pending the decision of the appeal.
A) “Service animal” shall mean any animal that has been associated with a person with a disability and that has been trained or is being trained, by a qualified person, to assist or guide a person with a disability. B) “Disability” shall have the same meaning as provided for in article two hundred and ninety-two of the executive law. C) “Handler” means a disabled person who uses a service animal. D) “Formal training program” or “certified trainer” shall mean an institution, group or individual that has community documentation and recognition as a provider of service animals.
HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES 2004 Main Volume A) Any breeder who sells or offers to sell directly to the consumer fewer than twenty-five animals per year that are born and raised in the breeder's residential facilities; B) Any municipal pound or shelter dedicated to the care of unwanted animals that makes animals available for adoption, regardless of whether a fee is charged, established and maintained for such adoption pursuant to subdivision one of section one hundred and fourteen of this chapter; and pet sellers must meet the following minimum standards of care for each animal in their custody or possession. B) The main enclosures or cages that house the animals must provide sufficient space for each animal to have adequate freedom of movement to make normal postural adjustments, including the ability to stand, turn around and lie down with limbs extended. If the floor is constructed of metal strands, those strands must be more than one-eighth of an inch in diameter (nine-gauge wire) or must be covered with a material such as plastic or fiberglass, and must be constructed in such a way that they do not allow the animal's legs to pass through any opening in the floor of the enclosure. Such floors should not bend or bend substantially between the structural supports.
C) Accommodation facilities must be properly ventilated at all times to ensure the health and welfare of the animal. Ventilation will be provided by natural or mechanical means, such as windows, vents, fans, or air conditioners. Ventilation must be established to minimize drafts, odors and moisture condensation. D) The temperature surrounding the animal must be compatible with the health and well-being of the animal.
The temperature shall be regulated by heating and cooling to sufficiently protect each animal from extreme temperatures and will not be allowed to fall below or exceed ranges that may pose a hazard to the animal's health. This will include providing shade from sunlight by natural or artificial means. F) Indoor and outdoor facilities that house animals, including the main enclosure or cage, must be designed in such a way as to allow the efficient disposal of waste and water from animals in order to keep the animal dry and prevent it from coming into contact with these substances. If drains are used, they must be constructed in such a way as to minimize odors and the accumulation of wastewater.
If a drainage system is used, it must comply with federal, state and local laws related to pollution control. (B) Animals must be properly fed at intervals not exceeding twelve hours or at least twice in any twenty-four hour period in quantities appropriate for the animal species and age, unless otherwise determined by a duly authorized veterinarian and under the direction of a properly authorized veterinarian authorized. D) Animals shall be provided with regular access to clean and fresh water, supplied in a hygienic manner sufficient for their needs, except when a duly authorized veterinarian instructs them to retain water for medical reasons. Ii) The use of methods determined by the treating veterinarian to prevent, control and respond to diseases and injuries, and the availability of emergency care, on weekends and holidays; Iii) The daily observation of all animals to assess their health and well-being; however, provided that every day the observation of animals may be performed by someone other than the treating veterinarian who has received the guidance identified in subparagraph (iv) of this paragraph; and whenever, in addition, a direct and frequent communication mechanism is required to obtain timely and accurate information on health problems, the behavior and welfare of animals is reported to the treating veterinarian; B) All animals must be vaccinated as required by state or local law.
Veterinary care appropriate to the species shall be provided without undue delay when necessary. Each animal will be observed every day by the pet seller or by a person working under the supervision of the pet dealer. (C) Within five business days of receiving, but before the sale of any dog or cat, the pet dealer shall request a duly authorized veterinarian to perform an examination and testing appropriate to age and breed to determine if the animal has any apparent medical condition at the time of examination that adversely affect the health of the animal. In the case of animals aged eighteen months or older, such examination shall include a diagnosis of any congenital condition that adversely affects the health of the animal.
Any animal diagnosed with a contagious disease will be treated and caged separately from healthy animals. D) If an animal suffers from a congenital or hereditary condition, disease or disease that, in the professional opinion of the veterinarian of the pet seller, requires euthanasia, the veterinarian shall humanely euthanize that animal without undue delay. E) In the event that an animal is returned to a pet dealer due to a congenital or hereditary condition, disease or disease requiring veterinary care, the pet dealer shall, without undue delay, provide the animal with appropriate veterinary care. A) Evidence of the applicant's tax-exempt designation pursuant to paragraph (of subsection (c) of section 501 of the Federal Internal Revenue Code, 26 U, S, C.
(A) Nothing in this section shall be interpreted to prohibit or interfere with any properly conducted scientific test, experiment, or research involving the use of dog or cat skin or meat, carried out or conducted in laboratories or institutions, that are approved for these purposes by the state. health commissioner pursuant to section three hundred and fifty-three of the Agriculture and Markets Act. B) Nothing in this section shall be interpreted to prohibit any person, company, company or corporation from importing, selling, offering for sale, manufacturing, distributing, transporting or otherwise marketing or marketing the fur, hair, skin or meat of a domesticated dog or cat for the purpose of performing scientific tests, experiments or research to be conducted or carried out in laboratories or institutions, that are approved for these purposes by the state health commissioner pursuant to section three hundred and fifty-three of the Agriculture and Markets Act. It is hereby determined and declared that State supervision of the sale of dogs or cats by pet traffickers is in the public interest and is intended to safeguard the public and ensure the humane treatment of such animals by ensuring the good health of such dogs or cats during the course of their transactions or offering other alternatives to the consumer.
A) Any breeder who sells or offers to sell directly to the consumer less than twenty-five animals per year that are born and raised in the breeder's residential facilities. B) Any pound or municipal shelter established and maintained in accordance with subdivision one of section one hundred and fourteen of the Agriculture and Markets Act. A) The right to return the animal and receive a refund of the purchase price, including sales taxes and reasonable veterinary costs directly related to the veterinarian's certification that the animal is unfit for purchase in accordance with this section; B) The right to return the animal and to receive a animal exchange of equivalent value chosen by the consumer and reasonable veterinary costs directly related to the veterinarian's certification that the animal is unfit for purchase in accordance with this section; or C) The right to keep the animal and to receive reimbursement from a pet dealer for services veterinarians from an authorized veterinarian of the consumer's choice, in order to cure or attempt to cure the animal. The fair value of the reimbursable services provided to cure or attempt to cure the animal shall not exceed the purchase price of the animal.
The value of such services is reasonable if it is comparable to the value of similar services provided by other licensed veterinarians in the vicinity of the treating veterinarian. Such reimbursement will not include the costs of initial veterinary examinations and diagnostic fees that are not directly related to the veterinarian's certification that the animal is unfit for purchase in accordance with this section. The commissioner shall prescribe by regulation the information that the pet seller will provide in writing to the consumer at the time the pet is sold. Such information will include, but is not limited to, a description, including the breed of the animal, the date of purchase, the consumer's name, address and telephone number, and the amount of the purchase.
The pet seller will certify such information by signing the document in which it is found. A) The name and address of the breeder and, if applicable, of the runner, if known, or, if not known, the origin of the cat. If the person from whom the cat was obtained is a retailer authorized by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the person's name, address, and federal identification number; B) the cat's date of birth, unless the cat's origin is unknown, the date the pet dealer received it and place where the cat was received; C) A record of the vaccines and antiparasitic treatments administered, if any, to the cat at the time of sale while the cat was in the possession of the pet dealer, including the dates of administration and the type of vaccines or antiparasitic treatments administered; D) A record of any known congenital disease, disease, or condition that adversely affects the cat's health at the time of sale; ii) A record of any known congenital or hereditary condition, disease, or disease that adversely affects the cat's health at the time of sale, together with a statement signed by a statement signed by a authorized a veterinarian who authorizes the sale of the cat, recommends the necessary treatment, if any, and verifies that the condition, illness or illness does not require hospitalization or non-elective surgical procedures and that they are not likely to require hospitalization or non-elective surgical procedures in the future.
A veterinarian's statement is not required for intestinal or external parasites, unless their presence causes the cat to become clinically ill or is likely to become clinically ill. The declaration will be valid for fourteen business days after the examination of the cat by the veterinarian. A) The name and address of the breeder and, if applicable, of the runner, if known or not known, the origin of the dog. If the person from whom the dog was obtained is a retailer authorized by the U.S.
Department of Agriculture, the person's name, address, and federal identification number; C) The person's breed, sex, color, and identifying marks at the time of sale. If the dog comes from an authorized source from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the individual identification tag, tattoo, or collar number of that animal. If the breed is unknown or mixed, the registry will indicate this.
If the dog is sold as fit for registration, the names and registration numbers of the father and mother, and the litter number, if known; ii) A record of any known congenital or hereditary condition, disease or disease that adversely affects the dog's health at the time of sale, together with a statement signed by a statement signed by a licensed veterinarian who authorizes the sale of the dog, recommends the necessary treatment, if any, and verifies that the condition, illness or illness does not require hospitalization or non-elective surgical procedures, and is not likely to require hospitalization or non-elective surgery procedures in the future. A veterinarian's statement is not required for intestinal or external parasites, unless their presence causes the dog to become clinically ill or is likely to become clinically ill. The declaration will be valid for fourteen business days after the examination of the dog by the veterinarian. F) Notification that dogs residing in New York State must have a license and that a license can be obtained from the municipality where the dog resides.
(C) The disclosure must be signed and dated by the purchaser of the animal, acknowledging receipt of a copy of the statement. The pet seller will keep a copy of the signed statement. A) The term “emergency services personnel” means fire, police and ambulance personnel. B) the term “person” means any individual, society, corporation, association or other entity.
Felidae (with the exception of domestic cats); all venomous snakes and all constrictor snakes and pythons that are ten feet or more long; and crocodiles that are five feet or more in length. (D) the term “dangerous dog” means a dog found dangerous in accordance with the provisions of section one hundred and twenty-three of the Agriculture and Markets Act. Whenever the constitutionality of any local law, ordinance, rule or regulation of a city is questioned in a trial or hearing of any cause of civil action or proceeding in any court, and the city is not a party to such action or proceeding, the city shall be notified in accordance with section one thousand twelve of the Act and Rules of civil practice. In addition to any other right of action or recovery available under the law, a disabled person whose guide, hearing or service dog is injured due to the negligence of the owner of another dog in handling it may recover from the owner or guardian of the non-guide, auditory or service dog that causes injury to the guide dog, auditory or service.
Such damages may include, but are not limited to, veterinary fees, the cost of retraining or replacing the guide, hearing or service dog, and loss of wages or damage caused by the loss of mobility suffered during retraining or replacement. Any veterinarian, duly authorized to practice under the laws of this state, who, in connection with such practice, provides professional services in the treatment of any dog, cat or other domestic animal or ships any of those animals on his premises, or a person who maintains a livery stable or stable of boarding for animals, or who herds or boards one or more animals, or who, in connection therewith, maintains or stores any wagon, truck, car, carriage, vehicle or harness, has a right of retention that depends on the possession of each dog, cat or other animal that you keep, pasture or board, and on any wagon, truck, car, carriage, vehicle or harness, of any type or description, stored or preserved provided that an express or implied agreement is reached with its owners, whether said owner is a mortgage creditor who remains in possession or otherwise, for the amount owed to him for the professional service provided, care, maintenance, the boarding or grazing the animal, or for the maintenance or storage of any wagon, truck, car, car, vehicle and harness, according to the agreement, and may detain the dog, cat or other animal or wagon, truck, car, carriage, vehicle and harness accordingly, until such sum is paid. C) when vaccination against rabies could adversely affect the health of the animal, as determined by a licensed veterinarian; or D) confined for research purposes to the facilities of a college or other educational or research institution. A) Any veterinarian who provides treatment to a domesticated dog, cat, or ferret shall verify, in accordance with the rules established by the commissioner, whether that animal is actively immunized against rabies or is exempt under subdivision two of this section.
If active immunization or exemption cannot be verified, the veterinarian will immunize the animal at the owner's request. (B) If the animal is exempt from the provisions of subdivision one of this section, in accordance with paragraph (c) of subdivision two of this section, the veterinarian shall provide the owner of the domesticated dog, cat or ferret with a certified statement verifying that the animal is exempt from immunization. because immunization would adversely affect the health of the animal, and verify the nature and duration of such exemption. The certified return must be filed in the manner prescribed by the commissioner and must comply with the requirements of section one hundred and nine of the Agriculture and Markets Act.
Medical exemptions will be renewed annually. Each time the commissioner confirms an outbreak of the disease (rabies) in terrestrial animals in any county or its surroundings, he will declare a rabies alert for that area and thus certify the county or local health authorities or any local health district it contains. Health officials must immediately and annually thereafter publish a notice of the existence of the disease, together with a summary of the provisions of this title, in a newspaper that generally circulates in the county or local health district, or post notices in several visible places, or both. This certification will remain in effect until such time as the commissioner confirms that the outbreak is over.
As long as the commissioner certifies that a county has a rabies alert pursuant to section twenty-one hundred forty-two of this title, any dog control officer, animal control officer, peace officer, police officer, or health official properly designated for that area may seize and confined any A dog, cat or domesticated person is at large and can destroy a domesticated dog, cat or ferret that is at large and that shows symptoms of rabies and cannot be captured without putting anyone at serious risk of physical injury. Any duly designated person who seizes, confines, or destroys a domesticated dog, cat, or ferret pursuant to this section must immediately report facts related to them in writing to the local or county health authority. Each county health authority must develop a rabies control protocol that identifies and coordinates all activities within the county to achieve a comprehensive rabies response. The county health authority will be responsible for implementing the protocol, including coordinating the response to rabies problems by other local agencies.
This protocol must be approved by the department and reviewed and updated according to the department's instructions. A) willingness at all times to promptly investigate reports of possible exposures to rabies in people, pets or domestic livestock that occur in the county, and to authorize post-exposure treatment in humans, B) take the necessary steps for the proper disposal of the animals involved, including confinement and observation, quarantines, vaccination or euthanasia boosters and testing, C) collection, preparation and presentation of animal specimens to a laboratory approved by the commissioner for the diagnosis of rabies, E) authorized human treatment after exposure under the conditions specified below , except that third-party coverage or compensation will first apply to the cost of treatment, and F) the free operation of rabies vaccination clinics for domestic dogs, cats and ferrets owned by people with local residence. A) any person may, at their option, be treated on their own by the health care provider of their choice, B) the county health authority may, at its option, assume financial responsibility for the necessary treatment provided by other providers, C) the county will initially authorize treatment by a provider or providers geographically accessible to the location of the exposed person at the time treatment is determined to be necessary, and D) the county shall authorize initial subsequent treatment by one or more providers geographically accessible to the exposed person's residence if the person returns to their residence during the course of treatment. County Health Authority for information on post-exposure human treatment provided to an affiliate whose treatment was authorized by the county health authority.
A) human post-exposure treatment services and expenses that were not specifically authorized by the county health authority, except to complete treatment for residents exposed to and initiated rabies treatment in New York City or anywhere else outside of New York State, B ) medical services and expenses treatment not related to the prevention of rabies infection, such as wound suturing and measures to control bacterial infection of bite wounds, and The provisions of sections two thousand one hundred forty to two thousand one hundred forty-five of this title, inclusive, shall not apply to the New York City. Deer and wild bears will not be caught except with a gun, crossbow or longbow. When an open season, set out in the table of open seasons in section 11-0907 of this title or established by law or fixed by regulation, is specified as an open season for playing such game only with a shotgun or longbow, or is specified as an open season for playing such game only with a bow long, will not be taken unless specified. The skunk, the raccoon, the wild cat, the coyote, the fox, the mink and the muskrat may be caught in any way that is not prohibited in this section or in Title 11 of the Fish and Wildlife Act; frogs can also be caught with a spear, caught with the hands, or by the use of a club or hook; and crossbows; and crossbows may be used, but only by licensees who: fourteen years of age or older.
The muskrat shall not be caught with the use of a spear or caught by shooting, except that until the State of Vermont prohibits the capture of muskrats in Lake Champlain by shooting, muskrats can be captured, shooting with a firearm no larger than twenty-two caliber, in Lake Champlain, excluding creeks tributaries that flow into that lake. The possession of pierced or stabbed muskrats shall constitute presumptive evidence that they were illegally captured. Wild mink shall not be caught using firearms in the North Zone or anywhere else in the state with a twenty-two caliber firearm. Skunk, raccoon, wildcat, mink and muskrat should not be caught using smoke, chemicals, gas, or poison.
No beaver, fisherman or otter shall be hunted. Wildlife shall not be captured with an arrow with an explosive head or axle, or with an arrow, a dart or any other device, propelled by any means, that is used to inject or administer any type of drug into the blood system of such wildlife. Nothing in this paragraph shall be interpreted to prohibit a wildlife biologist or employee of the department or any person acting under a department license from using any method to capture wildlife if they do so within the scope of their employment for the department or in accordance with The license. Issued by the department.
Wildlife will not be captured using a device commonly called a harpon. With the aid of a flashlight, a spotlight, a headlight or other type of artificial light; or With a gun, a revolver or a rifle with ring-shot ammunition; or With a shotgun of a caliber smaller than twenty or loaded with projectiles other than projectiles, each with a single round ball or a single bullet, provided that, however, a non-projectile is used prohibit a shotgun of twenty caliber or more with a ribbed barrel or a smooth-bore barrel equipped with a ribbed choke, loaded with projectiles each with a single round ball or a single bullet, provided that only projectiles with a non-metallic shell, except the base, are used; or with a long bow with a lower shooting weight at thirty-five pounds; or with an arrow or bolt with an arrowhead that measures less than seven-eighths of an inch at its widest point or that has less than two sharp edges; or With the aid of a pre-established pile of baits other than the areas established by standard agriculture production practices; or With a crossbow, unless said crossbow consists of a bow and a string, whether composite or recurve, which throws a minimum bolt of fourteen inches, not including the tip, mounted on a stock with a trigger that keeps the rope and limbs under tension until they come loose. The trigger unit of such a crossbow must have working safety. The minimum limb width of such a crossbow shall be seventeen inches, it shall have a minimum maximum traction weight of one hundred pounds and a maximum traction weight of two hundred pounds.
The minimum total length of such a crossbow from the butt to the front of the limbs shall be twenty-four inches. Such a long bow or crossbow is not strung, or said firearm is disassembled, securely held in a holster, or locked in the trunk of a vehicle, or The firearm is a pistol or revolver, or The firearm is not in or on a motor vehicle and is a rifle designed or adapted for the use of ring-shot ammunition and Neither the person in possession of the weapon, nor any member of his party, has twenty-two caliber ammunition in his possession other than twenty-two caliber annular fire ammunition, or The firearm is not in or on a motorized vehicle and is a shotgun and neither the person in possession of the weapon, nor any member of his group, has in his possession ammunition other than projectiles loaded with dispersed projectiles of size four or smaller. No person shall use an electric light, a spotlight or other type of artificial light on land inhabited by deer or bears within five hundred feet of a house, farm building, or agricultural structure actually occupied or used, in order to locate, detect, harass, worry, or otherwise disturb deer or bear. White-tailed rabbits shall not be caught with ferrets, cabron ferrets or fitch, unless permitted by department regulations or unless permission for such capture has been obtained beforehand from the department.
The possession in the field of ferrets, stray ferrets or Fitch shall constitute presumptive evidence of their illegal use. The department may adopt regulations that specify cities or counties in which ferrets, thistles, or fitch ferrets can be used to capture white-tailed rabbits. Whenever white-tailed rabbits injure property on occupied land, the department, at the request of the owner or occupant of such land, may issue a permit to use ferrets, cabron ferrets or fitch to carry them if it is convinced that there is sufficient damage to justify their issuance. Restrict the authority of any special permit or license issued by the department; B.
Limit Title 11 or the provisions of Title 3, Title 5, or Title 19 that authorize the capture of wildlife; C. Limit the prohibitions set forth in any other section of the Fish and Wildlife Act. Allow you to hunt deer or run wild on enclosed land where wildlife or domestic game is owned under a license issued in accordance with the Fish and Wildlife Act or in any state park, state park reserve, game farm or wildlife refuge, or wildlife management area of state or leased property; B. Allow it to run freely in fields or forests inhabited by deer outside the boundaries of any city or town, except on land actually cultivated or cultivated by the dog's owner or trainer or a tenant of such owner or trainer.
The dog owner or trainer may establish and maintain a special dog training area on land that the owner or handler owns or has legal control. A permit from the department is required for the release of any wildlife. No person, for the purpose of hunting, trapping or fishing, or while hunting, trapping or fishing, may enter without the permission of the owner, tenant or legal occupant into the land of another and, while there, kill or injure any dog, livestock or domestic bird, or cut, destroy or damage any fence, gate or fence or any part of them, or damage or damage any vehicle, agricultural equipment, buildings or land accessories, causing damage to the owner or occupant of the land or to the dog, livestock, poultry, bars, doors, fences, vehicles, equipment, buildings or land accessories. In the absence of a county animal population control program, the entities described below within that county may, in accordance with subdivision two of this section, request funding from the animal population control fund described in section ninety-seven xx of the State Finance Act with The sole purpose of providing low-cost sterilization and castration services in your service area.
The confinement must include (i) provisions to prevent the animal from escaping during the confinement period and (ii) the requirements that the owner immediately notify the public health authority if the animal becomes ill at any time during the confinement, and (iii) verification by the health authority of the county or its designee at the end of the ten-day period in which the animal is healthy. Some animal control departments and other local authorities are unconditionally supportive of Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) and can be excellent allies in its TNR work. For the purposes of this section, “qualified volunteer” shall mean a person who does not receive compensation for their services, who is an active member of an animal response team and who has been activated by order of the commissioner, or who acts in an official capacity of the animal response team. in accordance with the Commissioner's guidelines.
Accommodation facilities, including primary enclosures and cages, must be kept in a clean condition in order to maintain a healthy environment for the animal. This term shall not apply to veterinarians or other facilities that temporarily keep dogs, cats or domestic ferrets owned by others in their facilities for periods not exceeding four months, or to the owner or occupant of a property inhabited by a wild animal. These enclosures must be kept in good condition to contain the animal housed inside and protect it from injury. A) The right to return the animal and receive a refund of the purchase price, including sales taxes and reasonable veterinary costs directly related to the veterinarian's certification that the animal is unfit for purchase in accordance with this section;.
This responsibility can be delegated to other people, such as cities and towns, law enforcement agencies, animal shelters, or private nuisance control officers. In some communities, animal control is the responsibility of the police department or code enforcement, while other communities may hire private companies or animal control shelters. The commissioner is hereby authorized to establish state and county animal response teams to support prevention, preparedness, response and recovery from emergencies and disasters affecting animals in New York State. Sections 2133 and 2134, and in the case of dangerous dogs, except licensed veterinarians who are in temporary possession of such dogs, any person who owns, owns or harbors a wild animal or dangerous dog within this state must report their presence to the secretary of the city, town or town in which such wild animal or Is a dangerous dog owned, possessed or harbored.
In the event that a seized dog is redeemed or a dog is otherwise obtained from an animal shelter or county kennel, such a request may be submitted to the county dog control officer in charge of that facility. NWCOs can bring bears to residential land if they have first demonstrated to the DEC that the animal is damaging property or endangering public health or safety. B) The right to return the animal and to receive a consumer exchange animal of equivalent value and reasonable veterinary costs directly related to the veterinarian's certification that the animal is unfit for purchase in accordance with this section; or. .