AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
SALE OF PETS AND DISPOSITION OF UNCLAIMED ANIMALS
Unclaimed and Abandoned Animals
437:20 Disposition of Abandoned Animals.
Ownership of an animal shall vest in the operator of the animal care center having custody thereof upon determination that the animal has been abandoned under the provisions of this subdivision, and the operator may dispose of such abandoned animal in any lawful manner as if he were its rightful owner.
Source. 1985, 72:1, eff. July 1, 1985.