2016 Maryland Code
Criminal Law
Title 10 - Crimes Against Public Health, Conduct, and Sensibilities
Subtitle 6 - Crimes Relating to Animals
§ 10-611. Killing of dog or cat -- Prohibited means

MD Crim Law Code § 10-611 (2016) What's This?

(a) Prohibited. -- A person may not kill or allow a dog or cat to be killed by use of:

(1) a decompression chamber;

(2) carbon monoxide gas; or

(3) curariform drugs.

(b) Penalty. -- A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine not exceeding $ 500.

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