2019 Arkansas Code
Title 20 - Public Health and Welfare
Subtitle 2 - Health and Safety
Chapter 19 - Animals
Subchapter 3 - Rabies Control Act
§ 20-19-310. Authority to Impose Additional Measures

Universal Citation: AR Code § 20-19-310 (2019)
  • Whenever the proper officials or a government unit are convinced that the situation is conducive to the spread of rabies, additional measures may be imposed by the government unit if deemed necessary to prevent the spread of rabies among dogs and other animals. The government unit involved may require:
    • (1) That all dogs, cats, or other animals in the locality be kept:

      • (A) Confined within an enclosure; or

      • (B) Muzzled and restrained by a leash composed of chain, wire, rope, or cable;

    • (2) That all owners or keepers of dogs, cats, or other animals take such prophylactic measures as may be required and necessary to prevent the spread of rabies; or

    • (3) That other measures, in addition to annual vaccination against rabies, that may be necessary to control the spread of rabies in dogs, cats, and other animals be carried out.

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