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DOGS

Arson dogs, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.596

Attacking person

Dangerous dogs, see same under this topic

Liability for, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.22

Biting

Dangerous dogs, see same under this topic

Domestic animals, fines, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.02

Rabies, unvaccinated dogs, Minn. Statutes 2009 346.51, 2009 346.53

Boarding, kennels, Minn. Statutes 2009 297A.61, 2009 347.10, 2009 347.31 to 2009 347.40

Breeders

Best management standards, Minn. Statutes 2009 346.58

Records, Minn. Statutes 2009 325F.791

Brokers

Best management standards, Minn. Statutes 2009 346.58

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 325F.79

Records, Minn. Statutes 2009 325F.791

Carcasses, unlicensed dogs, payments for, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.14

Care

Best management standards, Minn. Statutes 2009 346.58

Veterinarians and commercial facilities, Minn. Statutes 2009 346.39

Chasing bicycles, potentially dangerous dogs, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.51

Confiscation

County or city regulation, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.53

Dangerous dogs, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.54

Disposition of seized animals, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.541

Unlicensed dogs, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.14

Dangerous dogs

Confiscation, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.54

Designation review, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.51

Destruction, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.54, 2009 347.56, 2009 609.227, 2009 609B.535

Disposition of seized animals, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.541

Enforcement of law, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.565

Failure to control, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.205, 2009 609.2665

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.52

Harm caused by, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.226

Microchip identification, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.515

Misdemeanor violations, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.131

Outdoor food and beverage establishments, prohibition against, Minn. Statutes 2009 157.175

Owners, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.541, 2009 347.56

Ownership prohibition review, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.542

Police regulations, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.50 to 2009 347.55

Potentially dangerous dogs, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.50, 2009 347.53

Proper enclosure, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.50 to 2009 347.52

Provocation, defense, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.226

Registration

Anoka County, Minn. Statutes 2009 383E.25

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.51, 2009 347.52

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.54, 2009 347.55, 2009 609.226

Warning symbols, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.51

Dealers

Best management standards, Minn. Statutes 2009 346.58

Consumers' rights, notice given, Minn. Statutes 2009 325F.791, 2009 325F.792

Dealers to institutions

Advertising, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.36, 2009 347.37

Business hours, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.37

Licenses, see under DOG KENNELS

Notice, posting, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.37

Payments by, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.35

Transfers to, without permission, Minn. Statutes 2009 346.55

Violations generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.39

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2009 325F.79, 2009 347.31

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2009 325F.791, 2009 325F.792

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.31 to 2009 347.40

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.37

Payments by, veterinarian examinations, Minn. Statutes 2009 325F.791, 2009 325F.792

Rights, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 325F.791

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2009 325F.792

Death, purchasers' rights, Minn. Statutes 2009 325F.791

Definitions

Dangerous dogs, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.50

Dogs attacking person, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.22

Licensing law, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.09

Provocation, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.50

Regulating sales of dogs and cats, Minn. Statutes 2009 325F.79

Diseases

Examining for, Minn. Statutes 2009 325F.791

Purchasers' rights, Minn. Statutes 2009 325F.791

Rabies, see same under this topic

Dog houses, Minn. Statutes 2009 343.40

Dog kennels, Minn. Statutes 2009 297A.61, 2009 347.10, 2009 347.31 to 2009 347.40

Dogfighting, Minn. Statutes 2009 343.31

Enforcement of law, dangerous dogs, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.565

Field training, Minn. Statutes 2009 97B.005

Fines

Biting, chasing, or killing domestic animals, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.02

License violations, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.14

Greyhounds, live lures for training or racing, Minn. Statutes 2009 343.315

Hunting with dogs

Big game, Minn. Statutes 2009 97B.205

Field training, Minn. Statutes 2009 97B.005

One-way radios, Minn. Statutes 2009 97B.085

Raccoons, Minn. Statutes 2009 97B.601, 2009 97B.621

Retrieving from private land, Minn. Statutes 2009 97B.001

Wolves, Minn. Statutes 2009 97B.645

Identification

Checking, animal shelter personnel, Minn. Statutes 2009 346.54

Dogs uncontrolled off owner's premises, Minn. Statutes 2009 346.50

Killing or chasing domestic animals

Authority to kill, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.03, 2009 347.17

Damages, claims, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.13, 2009 347.15, 2009 347.16

Dangerous dogs, see same under this topic

Fine, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.02

Liability, dog owner or keeper, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.01

Killing or pursuing big game

Civil penalty, Minn. Statutes 2009 97A.321

Petty misdemeanor, Minn. Statutes 2009 97A.321

Right to kill, Minn. Statutes 2009 97B.011

Lawsuits, dealers, unauthorized possession or transfer, Minn. Statutes 2009 346.55

Liability

Owners, see same under this topic

Unauthorized transfer or possession, Minn. Statutes 2009 346.55

Licenses

County licensing system, Minn. Statutes 2009 346.08 to 2009 346.14, 2009 347.18 to 2009 347.21

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 366.01

Town ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2009 365.10

Motor vehicles, leaving in, Minn. Statutes 2009 346.57

Muzzles

Dangerous dogs, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.52

Rabies proclamation area, Minn. Statutes 2009 35.68, 2009 35.69

Outdoor food and beverage service establishments, dogs permitted in, Minn. Statutes 2009 157.175

Owners

Culpable negligence, 2d degree manslaughter, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.205, 2009 609.2665

Dangerous dogs

Destruction or confiscation, costs, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.54

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.52

Disposition of seized animals, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.541

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.51

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.541, 2009 347.56

Microchip identification, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.515

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.52

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.09, 2009 347.50

Disabled persons, rights, rental housing, Minn. Statutes 2009 504B.261

Liability

Criminal liability, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.131, 2009 609.226

Dangerous dogs, confinement and disposal, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.54

Dogs attacking person, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.22

Dogs killing or chasing domestic animals, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.01

Failure to control, culpable negligence, 2d degree manslaughter, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.205, 2009 609.2665

Restrictions on ownership, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.542

Second and subsequent offenses, criminal liability, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.131, 2009 609.226

Police dogs, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.51, 2009 609.596

Police regulations, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.01 to 2009 347.56

Public nuisances, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.04 to 2009 347.07

Public safety dogs, killing or harming, criminal penalties, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.596

Purchasers, consumers' rights, Minn. Statutes 2009 325F.791

Rabies

Local governments, control programs, Minn. Statutes 2009 346.52

Right to kill, Minn. Statutes 2009 35.69, 2009 347.17

Vaccination, Minn. Statutes 2009 346.50, 2009 346.51, 2009 346.53

Registration of breed, dealers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 325F.791, 2009 325F.792

Research animals, see under ANIMALS

Right to kill

Dangerous dogs, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.54

Killing or chasing domestic animals, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.03, 2009 347.17

Pounds, unclaimed dogs, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.14

Rabies, Minn. Statutes 2009 35.69, 2009 347.17

Sudden attack, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.17

Sale or transfer, licenses, transferability, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.10

Service dogs, see SERVICE DOGS

Shelters

Dog houses, Minn. Statutes 2009 343.40

Veterinarians and commercial facilities, Minn. Statutes 2009 346.39

Tags

County licenses, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.11

Dangerous dogs, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.51

Duplicate tags, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.11

Fictitious, altered, or invalid tags, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.18

Identification, Minn. Statutes 2009 346.50

Kennel tags, town or city licensing, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.10

Removal, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.18

Training

Hunting dogs, Minn. Statutes 2009 97B.005

Live lures for greyhounds, Minn. Statutes 2009 343.315

Uncontrolled dogs

Bodily harm, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.226

Identification, Minn. Statutes 2009 346.50

Local governments, control programs, Minn. Statutes 2009 346.52

Misdemeanor violations, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.131

Regulation by counties, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.09

Right to kill, see same under this topic

Town ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2009 365.10

Unmuzzled dogs, rabies proclamation areas, Minn. Statutes 2009 35.68, 2009 35.69

Violations and penalties

Dangerous dogs, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.55, 2009 609.226

Dog houses, Minn. Statutes 2009 343.30

Grounds for restriction of dog ownership, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.542

Second and subsequent offenses, liability, Minn. Statutes 2009 347.54

Uncontrolled dogs, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.131