Animal Protection Act – Title 4 (GA)

Animal Protection Act – Title 4 (GA)

 

Printable Version of All Laws


Definitions


Licenses for pet dealers and kennel, stable, or animal shelter operators; requirement; issuance; application


Display Of Licenses


Licensing Of Bird Dealers


Euthanasia of dogs and cats by animal shelters or facilities operated for collection of stray, neglected, abandoned, or unwanted animals


Microchip reader defined; contacting owner of microchipped pet


Applicability of article to nonresidents; consent to jurisdiction; service


Grounds for refusal to issue or renew or suspension or revocation of licenses


Denial, suspension, or revocation of license for violation of article; applicability of Georgia Administrative Procedure Act.


Inspections


Quarantine of animal, premises, or any area by Commissioner


Inspections; impoundment of animals; exceptions


Caring for an impounded animal


Notification of owner; custody of animal


Failure to respond; right to hearing; care; crime exception


Disposal of impounded animal


Notice and reporting required for certain animal diseases


Unlawful acts by licensed persons


Shipment of animals into state without certificates of health


Cooperation with federal government


Animals raised, kept, or maintained for human consumption


Rules and regulations


Injunctions and restraining orders


Abandonment of domesticated animal


Penalties


Filing a report regarding animal cruelty; immunity


Article cumulative; does not prohibit enactment and enforcement of local ordinances by municipal or county governing authority

STAY CONNECTED!