2011 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 30: Criminal Offenses
Article 18: Animals, 30-18-1 through 30-18-15
Section 30-18-15: Intracardiac injection prohibited on conscious animal.
30-18-15. Intracardiac injection prohibited on conscious animal.
A. It is unlawful for an employee or agent of an animal control service or facility, animal shelter or humane society to use intracardiac injection to administer euthanasia on a conscious animal if the animal could first be rendered unconscious in a humane manner.
B. A person who violates the provisions of Subsection A of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be sentenced in accordance with the provisions of Section 31-19-1 NMSA 1978.
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