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West's Tennessee Code Annotated. Title 5. Counties. Chapter 1. General Provisions. Part 1. Counties Generally. 5-1-120. Dogs and cats; licenses, shelters and other animal control facilities

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Citation: T. C. A. 5-1-120

Citation: TN ST 5-1-120


Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 11/2013

Summary:  

This Tennessee statute outlines the broad police power counties have with respect to dog and cats.  It provides that counties, by resolution of their respective legislative bodies, may license and regulate dogs and cats, establish and operate shelters and other animal control facilities, and regulate, capture, impound and dispose of stray dogs, stray cats and other stray animals.



Statute in Full:

Counties, by resolution of their respective legislative bodies, may license and regulate dogs and cats, establish and operate shelters and other animal control facilities, and regulate, capture, impound and dispose of stray dogs, stray cats and other stray animals.

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1995 Pub.Acts, c. 264, § 1, eff. May 24, 1995.

 



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