§ 174.001 Definitions
§ 174.01 Restraining action against dogs
§ 174.02 Owner’s liability for damage caused by dog; penalties; court order to kill a dog
§ 174.042 Dogs running at large and untagged dogs subject to impoundment; penalties
§ 174.05 Dog license tax
§ 174.052 Publication of the dog license requirement and rabies vaccination requirement
§ 174.053 Multiple dog licenses
§ 174.054 Exemption for owners of dogs kept for educational or scientific purposes
§ 174.055 Exemption of dogs for blind, deaf and mobility-impaired
§ 174.06 Listing
§ 174.065 Collection
§ 174.07 Dog licenses and collar tags
§ 174.08 License fees paid to county treasurer
§ 174.09 Dog license fund; how disposed of and accounted for
§ 174.10 Dog licensing in populous counties
§ 174.11 Claims for damage by dogs to domestic animals including ranch mink
§ 174.12 Actions against owners
§ 174.13 Humane use of dogs for scientific or educational purposes
§ 174.15 Penalty

Terms Used In Wisconsin Statutes > Chapter 174

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Collar: means a band, strip or chain placed around the neck of a dog. See Wisconsin Statutes 174.001
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Department: means the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection. See Wisconsin Statutes 174.001
  • Domestic animal: includes livestock, dogs and cats. See Wisconsin Statutes 174.001
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • 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.
  • in writing: includes any representation of words, letters, symbols or figures. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Intergovernmental commission: means an intergovernmental commission formed by contract under…. See Wisconsin Statutes 174.001
  • Land: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Livestock: means any horse, bovine, sheep, goat, pig, llama, alpaca, domestic rabbit, farm-raised deer, as defined in…. See Wisconsin Statutes 174.001
  • Minor: means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years, except that for purposes of investigating or prosecuting a person who is alleged to have violated a state or federal criminal law or any civil law or municipal ordinance, "minor" does not include a person who has attained the age of 17 years. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Municipality: includes cities and villages; it may be construed to include towns. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Officer: has the meaning designated under…. See Wisconsin Statutes 174.001
  • Officers: when applied to corporations include directors and trustees. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Owner: includes any person who owns, harbors or keeps a dog. See Wisconsin Statutes 174.001
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, evidences of debt and energy. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Population: means that shown by the most recent regular or special federal census. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Promulgate: when used in connection with a rule, as defined under…. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • 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.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Town board: means the town board of supervisors. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia, the states, the commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the territories organized by congress. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed; "year" alone means "year of our Lord". See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01