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Title XXXVIII CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT; PEACE OFFICERS AND PUBLIC DEFENDERS

Chapter 578

Effective - 01 Jan 2017, 2 histories, see footnote bottom

  578.025.  Dogfighting — penalty. — 1.  A person commits the offense of dogfighting if he or she:

  (1)  Owns, possesses, keeps, or trains any dog, with the intent that such dog shall be engaged in an exhibition of fighting with another dog;

  (2)  For amusement or gain, causes any dog to fight with another dog, or causes any dogs to injure each other; or

  (3)  Permits any act as described in subdivision (1) or (2) of this subsection to be done on any premises under his or her charge or control, or aids or abets any such act.

  2.  The offense of dogfighting is a class E felony.

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(L. 1984 H.B. 1210 § 1, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)

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