§ 717B.1 Definitions
§ 717B.2 Animal abuse
§ 717B.3 Animal neglect
§ 717B.3A Animal torture
§ 717B.4 Dispositional proceedings
§ 717B.5 Rescue of threatened animals
§ 717B.6 Destruction and disposition of wild animals
§ 717B.8 Abandonment of cats and dogs — penalties.
§ 717B.9 Injury or interference with a police service dog

Terms Used In Iowa Code > Chapter 717B

  • Animal: means a nonhuman vertebrate. See Iowa Code 717B.1
  • Animal care provider: means a person designated by a local authority to provide care to an animal which is rescued by the local authority pursuant to section 717B. See Iowa Code 717B.1
  • Child: includes child by adoption. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • clerk: means clerk of the court in which the action or proceeding is brought or is pending; and the words "clerk's office" mean the office of that clerk. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Dispositional expenses: means expenses incurred by a local authority in rescuing an animal as provided in section 717B. See Iowa Code 717B.1
  • following: when used by way of reference to a chapter or other part of a statute mean the next preceding or next following chapter or other part. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Law enforcement officer: means a regularly employed member of a police force of a city or county, including a sheriff, who is responsible for the prevention and detection of crime and the enforcement of the criminal laws of this state. See Iowa Code 717B.1
  • Livestock: includes but is not limited to an animal classified as an ostrich, rhea, or emu. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Local authority: means a city as defined in section 362. See Iowa Code 717B.1
  • Maintenance: means to provide on-site or off-site care to neglected animals. See Iowa Code 717B.1
  • person: means individual, corporation, limited liability company, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • property: includes personal and real property. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Responsible party: means a person who owns or maintains an animal. See Iowa Code 717B.1
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the said district and territories. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Threatened animal: means an animal that is abused as provided in section 717B. See Iowa Code 717B.1
  • United States: includes all the states. See Iowa Code 4.1