Believe it or not, the following laws are still considered valid and enforceable.
If your dog gets your neighbor’s dog pregnant in Danbury, Connecticut, you are responsible and must pay for the abortion if the neighbor chooses to have it done.
No dog may be tied to a shade tree in Birmingham, Alabama.
In Wanassa, New Jersey, a dog is breaking the law if it is heard to be “crying.”
An ordinance in Belvedere, California, states “No dog shall be in a public place without its master on a leash.”
Another misworded ordinance is this one from Arvada, Colorado: “If a stray pet is not claimed within 24 hours, the owner will be destroyed.”
Fights between cats and dogs are prohibited by statute in Barber, North Carolina.
If you bring a raccoon’s head to the Henniker, New Hampshire town hall, you are entitled to receive $0.10 from the town.