1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Agriculture & Markets
  4. Article 26: Animals


Section 355 Abandonment of animals

Agriculture & Markets (AGM)

A person being the owner or possessor, or having charge or custody of an animal, who abandons such animal, or leaves it to die in a street, road or public place, or who allows such animal, if it become disabled, to lie in a public street, road or public place more than three hours after he receives notice that it is left disabled, is guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by imprisonment for not more than one year, or by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars, or by both.