U.S. State Rankings for Animal Laws

Indiana

2018 U.S. State Rankings for Animal Protection Laws

Overall Rank: #10 (Top Tier)
  • + Legal mechanism for pre-conviction forfeiture of cruelly treated animals
  • + Protection orders may include animals
  • + Felony provisions for cruelty, neglect, fighting, abandonment, and sexual assault
  • - Veterinarians are not required to report suspected animal cruelty
  • - Post-conviction forfeiture of animals is not mandatory

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