U.S. State Rankings for Animal Laws

Alaska

2018 U.S. State Rankings for Animal Protection Laws

Overall Rank: #39 (Bottom Tier)
  • + Wide range of care standards/requirements including food, water, shelter, care, and space
  • - Definition of “animal” is limited
  • - Other agencies or departments are not required to report suspected animal cruelty
  • - Veterinarians are not required to report suspected animal cruelty
  • - No statutorily authorized sentencing to mental health evaluation or treatment

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