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Law Library  Massachusetts law about animals

The law libraries have brought together legal information about issues involving animals, including backyard chickens, service animals, hunting and fishing, and more.

Organization: Trial Court Law Libraries Massachusetts Court System
Date published: November 9, 2022


We have many pages about animals, both general and specific. Each page contains state and federal laws, regulations, cases and other legal information on a particular topic. Animal laws that are specific to your city or town may be found in that municipality's ordinances and by-laws.

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