What Happens If Someone Injures My Pet?

It is unlawful for a person to kill or injure a dog, cat, or other domestic animal that is the property of another. A person who does shall be found guilty of a misdemeanor in the first or second degree.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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