2017 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

  • (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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