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§ 18.2-403.2. Offenses involving animals – Class 3 misdemeanors.


The following unlawful acts and offenses against animals shall constitute and be punished as a Class 3 misdemeanor:

1. Violation of § 3.2-6511 pertaining to the failure of a shopkeeper or pet dealer to provide adequate care to animals.

2. Violation of § 3.2-6509 pertaining to the misrepresentation of an animal’s condition by the shopkeeper or pet dealer.

3. Violation of § 3.2-6504 pertaining to the abandonment of animals.

4. Violation of § 3.2-6510 pertaining to the sale of baby fowl.

5. Violation of clause (iii) of subsection A of § 3.2-6570 pertaining to soring horses.

6. Violation of § 3.2-6519 pertaining to notice of consumer remedies required to be supplied by boarding establishments.


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Virginia Code: Crimes and Offenses