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DOGS

Arson dogs, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.596

Attacking person

Dangerous dogs, see same under this topic

Liability for, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.22

Biting

Dangerous dogs, see same under this topic

Domestic animals, fines, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.02

Rabies, unvaccinated dogs, Minn. Statutes 2018 346.51, 2018 346.53

Boarding, kennels, Minn. Statutes 2018 297A.61, 2018 347.10, 2018 347.31 to 2018 347.40

Breeders

Best management standards, Minn. Statutes 2018 346.58

Records, Minn. Statutes 2018 325F.791

Brokers

Best management standards, Minn. Statutes 2018 346.58

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2018 325F.79

Records, Minn. Statutes 2018 325F.791

Carcasses, unlicensed dogs, payments for, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.14

Care

Best management standards, Minn. Statutes 2018 346.58

Veterinarians and commercial facilities, Minn. Statutes 2018 346.39

Chasing bicycles, potentially dangerous dogs, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.51

Commercial breeders, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.57 to 2018 347.64

Confiscation

County or city regulation, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.53

Dangerous dogs, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.54

Disposition of seized animals, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.541

Unlicensed dogs, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.14

Dangerous dogs

Confiscation, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.54

Designation review, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.51

Destruction, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.54, 2018 347.56, 2018 609.227, 2018 609B.535

Disposition of seized animals, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.541

Enforcement of law, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.565

Failure to control, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.205, 2018 609.2665

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.52

Harm caused by, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.226

Microchip identification, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.515

Misdemeanors certified as petty, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.131

Outdoor food and beverage establishments, prohibition against, Minn. Statutes 2018 157.175

Owners, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.541, 2018 347.56

Ownership prohibition review, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.542

Police regulations, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.50 to 2018 347.55

Potentially dangerous dogs, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.50, 2018 347.53

Proper enclosure, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.50 to 2018 347.52

Provocation, defense, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.226

Registration

Anoka County, Minn. Statutes 2018 383E.25

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.51, 2018 347.52

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.54, 2018 347.55, 2018 609.226

Warning symbols, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.51

Dealers

Best management standards, Minn. Statutes 2018 346.58

Consumers' rights, notice given, Minn. Statutes 2018 325F.791, 2018 325F.792

Dealers to institutions

Advertising, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.36, 2018 347.37

Business hours, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.37

Licenses, see under KENNELS

Notice, posting, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.37

Payments by, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.35

Transfers to, without permission, Minn. Statutes 2018 346.55

Violations generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.39

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2018 325F.79, 2018 347.31

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2018 325F.791, 2018 325F.792

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.31 to 2018 347.40

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.37

Payments by, veterinarian examinations, Minn. Statutes 2018 325F.791, 2018 325F.792

Rights, generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 325F.791

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2018 325F.792

Death, purchasers' rights, Minn. Statutes 2018 325F.791

Definitions

Dangerous dogs, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.50

Dogs attacking person, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.22

Licensing law, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.09

Provocation, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.50

Regulating sales of dogs and cats, Minn. Statutes 2018 325F.79

Diseases

Examining for, Minn. Statutes 2018 325F.791

Purchasers' rights, Minn. Statutes 2018 325F.791

Rabies, see same under this topic

Dog houses, Minn. Statutes 2018 343.40

Dog kennels, Minn. Statutes 2018 297A.61, 2018 347.10, 2018 347.31 to 2018 347.40

Dogfighting, Minn. Statutes 2018 343.31

Enforcement of law, dangerous dogs, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.565

Field training, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.005

Fines

Biting, chasing, or killing domestic animals, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.02

License violations, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.14

Greyhounds, live lures for training or racing, Minn. Statutes 2018 343.315

Hunting with dogs

Big game, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.205

Field training, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.005

Raccoons, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.601, 2018 97B.621

Radios, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.085

Retrieving from private land, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.001

Wolves, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.645

Identification

Checking, animal shelter personnel, Minn. Statutes 2018 346.54

Dogs uncontrolled off owner's premises, Minn. Statutes 2018 346.50

Killing or chasing domestic animals

Authority to kill, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.03, 2018 347.17

Damages, claims, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.13, 2018 347.15, 2018 347.16

Dangerous dogs, see same under this topic

Fine, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.02

Liability, dog owner or keeper, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.01

Killing, wounding, or pursuing big game

Civil penalty, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.321

Petty misdemeanor, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.321

Right to kill, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.011

Lawsuits, dealers, unauthorized possession or transfer, Minn. Statutes 2018 346.55

Liability

Owners, see same under this topic

Unauthorized transfer or possession, Minn. Statutes 2018 346.55

Licenses

County licensing system, Minn. Statutes 2018 346.08 to 2018 346.14, 2018 347.18 to 2018 347.21

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.20

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2018 366.01

Town ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2018 365.10

Motor vehicles, leaving in, Minn. Statutes 2018 346.57

Muzzles

Dangerous dogs, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.52

Rabies proclamation area, Minn. Statutes 2018 35.68, 2018 35.69

Outdoor food and beverage service establishments, dogs permitted in, Minn. Statutes 2018 157.175

Owners

Culpable negligence, 2d degree manslaughter, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.205, 2018 609.2665

Dangerous dogs

Destruction or confiscation, costs, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.54

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.52

Disposition of seized animals, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.541

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.51

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.541, 2018 347.56

Microchip identification, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.515

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.52

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.09, 2018 347.50

Disabled persons, rights, rental housing, Minn. Statutes 2018 504B.261

Liability

Criminal liability, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.226

Dangerous dogs, confinement and disposal, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.54

Dogs attacking person, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.22

Dogs killing or chasing domestic animals, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.01

Failure to control, culpable negligence, 2d degree manslaughter, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.205, 2018 609.2665

Misdemeanors, certified as petty, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.131

Restrictions on ownership, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.542

Second and subsequent offenses, criminal liability, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.226

Unknown owners, public nuisance complaints, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.05

Police dogs, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.51, 2018 609.596

Police regulations, generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.01 to 2018 347.56

Public nuisances, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.04 to 2018 347.07

Public safety dogs, killing or harming, criminal penalties, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.596

Purchasers, consumers' rights, Minn. Statutes 2018 325F.791

Rabies

Local governments, control programs, Minn. Statutes 2018 346.52

Right to kill, Minn. Statutes 2018 35.69, 2018 347.17

Vaccination, Minn. Statutes 2018 346.50, 2018 346.51, 2018 346.53

Registration of breed, dealers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2018 325F.791, 2018 325F.792

Research animals, see under ANIMALS

Right to kill

Dangerous dogs, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.54

Killing or chasing domestic animals, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.03, 2018 347.17

Pounds, unclaimed dogs, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.14

Rabies, Minn. Statutes 2018 35.69, 2018 347.17

Sudden attack, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.17

Sale or transfer, licenses, transferability, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.10

Search and rescue dogs, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.596

Service dogs, see SERVICE DOGS

Shelters

Dog houses, Minn. Statutes 2018 343.40

Veterinarians and commercial facilities, Minn. Statutes 2018 346.39

Tags

County licenses, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.11

Dangerous dogs, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.51

Duplicate tags, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.11

Fictitious, altered, or invalid tags, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.18

Identification, Minn. Statutes 2018 346.50

Kennel tags, town or city licensing, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.10

Removal, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.18

Training

Hunting dogs, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.005

Live lures for greyhounds, Minn. Statutes 2018 343.315

Uncontrolled dogs

Bodily harm, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.226

Identification, Minn. Statutes 2018 346.50

Local governments, control programs, Minn. Statutes 2018 346.52

Misdemeanors certified as petty, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.131

Regulation by counties, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.09

Right to kill, see same under this topic

Town ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2018 365.10

Unmuzzled dogs, rabies proclamation areas, Minn. Statutes 2018 35.68, 2018 35.69

Violations and penalties

Dangerous dogs, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.55, 2018 609.226

Dog houses, Minn. Statutes 2018 343.30

Grounds for restriction of dog ownership, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.542

Misdemeanors certified as petty, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.131

Second and subsequent offenses, liability, Minn. Statutes 2018 347.54