2018 Arkansas Code
Title 5 - Criminal Offenses
Subtitle 6 - Offenses Against Public Health, Safety, or Welfare
Chapter 62 - Animals
Subchapter 1 - General Provisions
§ 5-62-116. Diseased animals -- Sale

Universal Citation: AR Code § 5-62-116 (2018)
  • (a) Upon conviction, a person who knowingly sells or offers for sale, or uses, or exposes, or causes or procures to be sold or offered for sale, or used, or to be exposed, any equine or other animal having the disease known as "glanders" or "farcy" or any other contagious or infectious disease known to the person to be dangerous to human life, or that is diseased past recovery, is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.

  • (b)

    • (1) Upon discovery or knowledge of the animal's condition, any animal having glanders or farcy shall be humanely killed by the owner or person having charge of the animal, or arrangements shall be made to have the animal euthanized.

    • (2) Upon conviction, an owner or person having charge of the animal and knowingly omitting or refusing to comply with this section is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.

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