Terms Used In Idaho Code 25-3504
- Animal: means any vertebrate member of the animal kingdom, except man. See Idaho Code 25-3502
- Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
- cruelty: shall mean any or all of the following:
Idaho Code 25-3502
Owner: means any person who has a right of property in an animal. See Idaho Code 25-3502 Person: means any individual, firm, corporation, partnership, other business unit, society, association or other legal entity, any public or private institution, the state of Idaho, or any municipal corporation or political subdivision of the state. See Idaho Code 25-3502
Every person who is cruel to any animal, or who causes or procures any animal to be cruelly treated, or who, having the charge or custody of any animal either as owner or otherwise, subjects any animal to cruelty shall, upon conviction, be punished in accordance with section 25-3520A, Idaho Code. Any law enforcement officer or animal care and control officer, subject to the restrictions of section 25-3501A, Idaho Code, may take possession of the animal cruelly treated, and provide care for the same, until final disposition of such animal is determined in accordance with section 25-3520A or 25-3520B, Idaho Code.