passed the first state mandated "pound seizure law"
in the United States and other states quickly
in 2002 only Minnesota and Utah have a law which takes the
rights of pounds, shelters to place animals in their care.
All animals seized by public
authority in Minnesota (example
dogs and cats etc.) at the end of 5
days must be placed in any
licensed institution which has requested
this mean if you die and leave behind only your pets could
they be used in research?
you know that you need to have a tag
on your pet saying "animal may not be used for
research" in Minnesota
is your pet tagged?
your pets if so you can be found incase they stray
this will be their best chance of coming home.
you live in Saint Paul, Minnesota
check with Animal Control to
make sure they have scanners for the type of chip your dog has
as they surrender animals to Research.
Animal Control Center is open Monday through Friday 7:30 am to
5:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday 8:00 to noon, City Holidays 8:00
to noon. Map
The phone number is 651-645-3953 or Email.
State of Minnesota can pass a
yet still send strays to research. Check
solution to an existing Pound Seizure law.