Cruelty Laws

There are many federal, state and local laws, which are used to protect and defend animals of all kinds. There are also standard forms which can be used to aid enforcement officers, animal protection charities and even individuals in the field. We’ll be including them both in this section – check back soon for new additions.


LA: RS 14:101.1
Louisiana State Anti-Cruelty Laws, Simple and aggravated cruelty

LA: RS 14:101.2
Louisiana Bond Seizure Law
(Law enforcement procedure for seizing abused/neglected animals)

LA: RS 37:1738.1
Immunity for law enforcement / rescuers saving pets from hot cars