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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XLVI
CRIMES
Chapter 828
ANIMALS: CRUELTY; SALES; ANIMAL ENTERPRISE PROTECTION
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F.S. 828.252
828.252 Nonambulatory animals.This section acknowledges that natural emergencies may arise and that, even under recognized best management practices, injury may occur. In all cases, nonambulatory animals must be dealt with in a humane manner.
(1) As used in this section, the term “nonambulatory animal” means any livestock that is unable to stand and walk unassisted.
(2) A person may not buy, sell, give, receive, transfer, market, hold without providing proper care within 24 hours, or drag any nonambulatory animal unless the nonambulatory animal has been humanely euthanized, except in such cases where providing proper care requires that the animal be moved.
History.s. 42, ch. 2001-279.