§ 106 Purpose
§ 107 Application
§ 108 Definitions
§ 109 Licensing of Dogs Required; Rabies Vaccination Required
§ 110 License Fees
§ 111 Identification of Dogs
§ 111-A Microchipping Standards
§ 112 Change of Ownership; Lost or Stolen Dog
§ 113 Dog Control Officers
§ 114 Pounds and Shelters
§ 115 Funds Expended by Municipality for Services
§ 116 Spaying and Neutering Facilities Authorized
§ 117 Seizure of Dogs; Redemption Periods; Impoundment Fees; Adoption
§ 117-A Animal Population Control Program
§ 118 Violations
§ 119 Disposition of Fines
§ 120 Protection of Deer
§ 121 Night Quarantine
§ 122 Local Laws or Ordinances
§ 123 Dangerous Dogs
§ 123-A Exemption From Civil Liability
§ 123-B Offenses Against Service Animals and Handlers
§ 124 Powers of Commissioner

Terms Used In New York Laws > Agriculture and Markets > Article 7

  • Adoption: means the delivery to any natural person eighteen years of age or older, for the limited purpose of harboring a pet, of any dog, seized or surrendered, or any cat. See N.Y. Agriculture and Markets Law 108
  • Chairman: means the chairman of the dormitory authority. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1695
  • Clerk: means the clerk of any county, town, city or village where licenses are validated or issued pursuant to this article. See N.Y. Agriculture and Markets Law 108
  • Commissioner: means the state commissioner of agriculture and markets. See N.Y. Agriculture and Markets Law 108
  • Dangerous dog: means any dog which (i) without justification attacks a person, companion animal as defined in subdivision five of section three hundred fifty of this chapter, farm animal as defined in subdivision four of section three hundred fifty of this chapter or domestic animal as defined in subdivision seven of this section and causes physical injury or death, or (ii) behaves in a manner which a reasonable person would believe poses a serious and unjustified imminent threat of serious physical injury or death to one or more persons, companion animals, farm animals or domestic animals or (iii) without justification attacks a service dog, guide dog or hearing dog and causes physical injury or death. See N.Y. Agriculture and Markets Law 108
  • Detection dog: means any dog that is trained and is actually used for such purposes or is undergoing training to be used for the purpose of detecting controlled substances, explosives, ignitable liquids, firearms, cadavers, or school or correctional facility contraband. See N.Y. Agriculture and Markets Law 108
  • Dog: means any member of the species canis familiaris. See N.Y. Agriculture and Markets Law 108
  • Dog control officer: means any individual appointed by a municipality to assist in the enforcement of this article or any authorized officer, agent or employee of an incorporated humane society or similar incorporated dog protective association under contract with a municipality to assist in the enforcement of this article. See N.Y. Agriculture and Markets Law 108
  • Domestic animal: means any domesticated sheep, horse, cattle, fallow deer, red deer, sika deer, whitetail deer which is raised under license from the department of environmental conservation, llama, goat, swine, fowl, duck, goose, swan, turkey, confined domestic hare or rabbit, pheasant or other bird which is raised in confinement under license from the state department of environmental conservation before release from captivity, except that the varieties of fowl commonly used for cock fights shall not be considered domestic animals for the purposes of this article. See N.Y. Agriculture and Markets Law 108
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Guide dog: means any dog that is trained to aid a person who is blind and is actually used for such purpose, or any dog during the period such dog is being trained or bred for such purpose. See N.Y. Agriculture and Markets Law 108
  • Hearing dog: means any dog that is trained to aid a person who is deaf or hard of hearing and is actually used for such purpose, or any dog during the period such dog is being trained or bred for such purpose. See N.Y. Agriculture and Markets Law 108
  • Identification tag: means a tag issued by the licensing municipality which sets forth an identification number, together with the name of the municipality, the state of New York, contact information, including telephone number, for the municipality and such other information as the licensing municipality deems appropriate. See N.Y. Agriculture and Markets Law 108
  • Identified dog: means any dog carrying an identification tag as provided in section one hundred eleven of this article. See N.Y. Agriculture and Markets Law 108
  • mortgage: shall include housing loans as defined below. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2402
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Municipality: means any county, town, city and village. See N.Y. Agriculture and Markets Law 108
  • Owner: means any person who harbors or keeps any dog. See N.Y. Agriculture and Markets Law 108
  • Owner of record: means the person in whose name any dog was last licensed pursuant to this article, except that if any license is issued on application of a person under eighteen years of age, the owner of record shall be deemed to be the parent or guardian of such person. See N.Y. Agriculture and Markets Law 108
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, association or other organized group of persons, municipality, or other legal entity. See N.Y. Agriculture and Markets Law 108
  • Person with a disability: means any person with a disability as that term is defined in subdivision twenty-one of section two hundred ninety-two of the executive law. See N.Y. Agriculture and Markets Law 108
  • Physical injury: means impairment of physical condition or substantial pain. See N.Y. Agriculture and Markets Law 108
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Police work dog: means any dog owned or harbored by any state or municipal police department or any state or federal law enforcement agency, which has been trained to aid law enforcement officers and is actually being used for police work purposes. See N.Y. Agriculture and Markets Law 108
  • Serious physical injury: means physical injury which creates a substantial risk of death, or which causes death or serious or protracted disfigurement, protracted impairment of health or protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily organ. See N.Y. Agriculture and Markets Law 108
  • Service dog: means any dog that has been or is being individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of a person with a disability. See N.Y. Agriculture and Markets Law 108
  • Therapy dog: means any dog that is trained to aid the emotional and physical health of patients in hospitals, nursing homes, retirement homes and other settings and is actually used for such purpose, or any dog during the period such dog is being trained or bred for such purpose, and does not qualify under federal or state law or regulations as a service dog. See N.Y. Agriculture and Markets Law 108
  • Variable Rate: Having a "variable" rate means that the APR changes from time to time based on fluctuations in an external rate, normally the Prime Rate. This external rate is known as the "index." If the index changes, the variable rate normally changes. Also see Fixed Rate.
  • War dog: means any dog which has been honorably discharged from the United States armed services. See N.Y. Agriculture and Markets Law 108