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Statutes > Rhode-island > Title-4 > Chapter-4-1

§ 4-1-1 - Definitions – Responsibility for agents and employees.
§ 4-1-2 - Overwork, mistreatment, or failure to feed animals – Shelter defined.
§ 4-1-3 - Unnecessary cruelty.
§ 4-1-3.1 - Prohibited practices in destruction of animals.
§ 4-1-4 - Abandonment of infirm animals.
§ 4-1-5 - Malicious injury to or killing of animals.
§ 4-1-6 - Shearing of horses in winter.
§ 4-1-7 - Live poultry containers.
§ 4-1-8 - Sale of chicks and ducklings – Dyeing prohibited.
§ 4-1-9 - Animal fighting.
§ 4-1-10 - Possession or training of fighting animals.
§ 4-1-11 - Attendance at bird or animal fight.
§ 4-1-12 - Entry of premises where bird or animal fights are conducted – Arrest – Seizure of birds or animals.
§ 4-1-13 - Forfeiture of fighting birds or animals.
§ 4-1-14 - Appeal of sentence of forfeiture.
§ 4-1-15 - Expense of care of seized birds or animals.
§ 4-1-16 - Use of birds as targets.
§ 4-1-17 - Unloading of animals in transit for rest, water, and feeding.
§ 4-1-18 - Arrest of violators without warrant – Care of animals.
§ 4-1-19 - Issuance of search warrants.
§ 4-1-20 - Duty of police officers – Fines paid to society for prevention of cruelty to animals.
§ 4-1-21 - Powers of agents of society for prevention of cruelty to animals.
§ 4-1-22 - Care of neglected animals by society – Forfeiture of owner's rights – Expenses.
§ 4-1-23 - Destruction of infirm animals by society.
§ 4-1-24 - Jurisdiction of offenses – Appeals.
§ 4-1-25 - Appropriations for prevention of cruelty – Payments to society.
§ 4-1-26 - Abandonment of animals.
§ 4-1-27 - Auction of lost or abandoned animals and poultry.
§ 4-1-28 - Greasy pig contests prohibited.
§ 4-1-29 - Release of caged animals in park or zoo.
§ 4-1-30 - Cruelty to police animals.
§ 4-1-31 - Assignment of state veterinarian.
§ 4-1-32 - [Repealed.].
§ 4-1-33 - Persons using animals for research – Registration.
§ 4-1-34 - Destruction of racing greyhounds.
§ 4-1-34.1 - Restriction on sale of greyhounds.
§ 4-1-34.2 - Autopsies and medical treatment permitted.
§ 4-1-34.3 - Violations – Penalties.
§ 4-1-35 - Community restitution.
§ 4-1-36 - Psychiatric counseling.
§ 4-1-37 - Immunity from suit.
§ 4-1-38 - Use of the terms owner or guardian.
§ 4-1-39 - Transport and shelter of horses.