§ 258.005 Definitions for KRS 258.005 to 258.087
§ 258.015 Dogs, cats, and ferrets to be vaccinated against rabies — Issuance and distribution of certificates — Tags for dogs — Requirements for compliance by qualified persons — Cat and ferret owners
§ 258.035 Dog, cat, or ferret vaccinated in other state need not be revaccinated
§ 258.043 Mass rabies immunization clinics
§ 258.055 Quarantine in case of rabies epidemic — Emergency vaccinations
§ 258.065 Physicians to report persons bitten by dogs, cats, ferrets, and other animals — Reporting when local health department is closed
§ 258.075 Secretary for health and family services to administer rabies law
§ 258.085 Quarantine of animals suspected of having rabies — Destruction of animal in lieu of quarantine — Exceptions — Head of animal suspected of being rabid to be sent to laboratory
§ 258.087 Authorization to provide for more stringent regulation of rabies control
§ 258.095 Definitions for KRS 258.095 to 258.500
§ 258.117 Animal Control Advisory Board — Purpose — Promulgation of administrative regulations — Membership
§ 258.119 Animal control and care fund — Distribution of moneys — Eligibility requirements
§ 258.135 Establishment of dog licensing program by county or city ordinance
§ 258.195 Employment, appointment, or contract with animal control officers — Establishment and maintenance of animal shelters — Intergovernmental agreements — Authority of animal control officers
§ 258.212 Tampering with or removal of domesticated animal’s identification prohibited — Exceptions — Penalty
§ 258.215 Seizure, impounding, and destruction of dog lacking rabies tag or other identification — Holding period before destruction — Notice to owner — Reclamation of dog, cat, or ferret — Fees — Quarantine — Exemption of hunting dog
§ 258.225 Peace officers and animal control officers required to perform duties — Interference prohibited
§ 258.235 Authority to kill or seize dog — Return by court to owner of vicious dog — Liability for damage — Proceeding by person attacked by dog — Disposition of dog after seizure — Powers of animal control officer — Vicious dog not to run at large
§ 258.245 Dogs with rabies vaccination and identification considered personal property — Destruction prohibited
§ 258.255 Confinement and control of female dog when in heat
§ 258.265 Care and control of dog — Destruction of dog running at large at night — Exemption for hunting dogs
§ 258.335 False statements and concealment of facts prohibited
§ 258.365 Other state and local laws not affected
§ 258.500 Persons with assistance dogs not to be denied accommodations, transportation, or elevator service — Conditions — Exemption from licensing fees — Denial of emergency medical treatment for assistance dog prohibited
§ 258.505 Use of gunshot as euthanasia
§ 258.990 Penalties
§ 258.991 Penalties

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes > Chapter 258 - Animal Control and Protection

  • Animal: includes every warm-blooded living creature except a human being. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • City: includes town. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • Domestic: when applied to a corporation, partnership, business trust, or limited liability company, means all those incorporated or formed by authority of this state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Federal: refers to the United States. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Livestock: means cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses, alpacas, llamas, buffaloes, or any other animals of the bovine, ovine, porcine, caprine, equine, or camelid species. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Owner: when applied to any animal, means any person having a property interest in such animal. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals: means any nonprofit corporation, organized under the laws of this state and having as its primary purpose the prevention of cruelty to animals. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Treatment: when used in a criminal justice context, means targeted interventions that focus on criminal risk factors in order to reduce the likelihood of criminal behavior. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Year: means calendar year. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010