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The Animal Welfare Act Provisions on Animal Fighting [APHIS Animal Care Backgrounder sheet]


Author:
United States, Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, and Animal Care Division
Year:
2011
Subject:
Animal welfare--Law and legislation and Animal fighting
Abstract:
This Backgrounder sheet summarizes the prohibitions against animal fighting under the Animal Welfare Act and how APHIS inspectors and the USDA's Office of the Inspector General investigate alleged instances of animal fighting, such as dogfighting and cockfighting.
Publisher:
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
Collection:
Animal Welfare Act History Digital Collection