U.S. State Rankings for Animal Laws


2019 U.S. Territory Rankings for Animal Protection Laws

Overall Rank: #4 (Middle Tier)
  • + Wide range of care standards/requirements including food, water, shelter, care, and space
  • + Felony provisions for first-time neglect
  • - Cockfighting is legal
  • - No prohibition on sexual assault of an animal
  • - No statutorily authorized post-conviction possession bans