Chapter 1 Liability for Dog Bites
Chapter 2 Livestock Killing Dogs
Chapter 3 Sale of Dogs to Laboratories
Chapter 4 Spay-Neuter Requirement for Animal Care Facilities

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 15 > Article 20

  • animal care facility: refers to an animal care facility (as defined in IC 6-9-39-1) that has companion animals that are available for adoption. See Indiana Code 15-20-4-1
  • Attorney: includes a counselor or other person authorized to appear and represent a party in an action or special proceeding. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • board: refers to the public highway private enterprise review board established by section 5 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 4-3-19-1
  • companion animal: means a dog or a cat. See Indiana Code 15-20-4-2
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • department: means :

    Indiana Code 4-3-19-2

  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Judgment: means all final orders, decrees, and determinations in an action and all orders upon which executions may issue. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • owner: means the owner of a dog. See Indiana Code 15-20-1-2
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Property: includes personal and real property. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the commonwealths, possessions, states in free association with the United States, and the territories. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5