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Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: OR

By Oregon, Policy

OREGON allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: Under this Oregon law, if…

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Pets in protective orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: OK

By Oklahoma, Policy

OKLAHOMA allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: This Oklahoma law reflects the…

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Pets in protective orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: OH

By Ohio, Policy

OHIO allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: This Ohio law concerns protection…

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Pets in protective orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: NC

By North Carolina, Policy

NORTH CAROLINA allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: This North Carolina law…

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Pets in protective orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: NY

By New York, Policy

NEW YORK allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: This New York law…

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Pets in protective orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: NH

By New Hampshire, Policy

NEW HAMPSHIRE allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: New Hampshire now considers…

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NV Pets in Restraining Orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: NV

By Nevada, Policy

NEVADA allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary:  In Nevada, a knowing, purposeful…

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MN Pets in Restraining Orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: MN

By Minnesota, Policy

MINNESOTA allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: This law reflects Minnesota’s provision…

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Pets in protective orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: MI

By Michigan, Policy

MICHIGAN allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: This Michigan law relates to…

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Pets in protective orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: MA

By Massachusetts, Policy

MASSACHUSETTES allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: This Massachusetts law, effective October…

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