9 Of Some Of The Weirdest Pet Laws In US History
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"It is unlawful for any person to permit any animal to cause annoyance, alarm or noise disturbance to any person or neighborhood by barking, whining, screeching, howling, braying or other like sounds which may be heard beyond the boundary of the owner's or keeper's property under conditions wherein the animal sounds are shown to have occurred either as an episode of continuous noise lasting for a minimum period of ten minutes or repeated episodes of intermittent noise lasting for a minimum period of thirty minutes."
"No animal owner shall permit any animal-related nuisance action or condition to exist at any time where it involves animals in his/her temporary or permanent care, custody, control, maintenance or possession."
"Dogs and cats are not allowed in cemeteries, city boulevards, playgrounds, or parks, except for contests approved by the city."
"no person shall keep or maintain any animal, poultry or fowl in such a manner to cause inconvenience or disturbance to other persons by reason of noise, odor or other cause."
"It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to photograph any of the game animals or birds of this State during the months of January, February, March, and April, except in the manner hereinafter provided in this section.
"No owner of any animal or person having control of any animal shall allow such animal to enter into any barber shops or establishments for the practice of hairdressing or beauty culture."
"All black cats in this municipality will wear bells on Friday, the 13th, by municipal decree, as a war measure to alleviate mental strain upon the populace. The practice was introduced on Friday, Oct. 13, 1939, and enforced on all fateful Fridays since, except last year, when a number of minor mishaps occurred."
"A person is guilty of the unlawful trade in dog or cat by-products in the second degree if the person knowingly or recklessly sells, barters or offers for sale or barter, the fur or hair of a domestic dog or cat."
"No person in Athens-Clarke County shall give away any live animal, fish, reptile or bird as a prize for, or as an inducement to enter, any contest, game, or other competition, or as an inducement to enter a place of amusement, or offer such animal as an incentive to enter into any business agreement whereby the offer was for the purpose of attracting trade."