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 Control

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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