Maine Revised Statutes

§1025. Handling of animals seized or held

1. Handling of animals.  No humane agent, animal control officer, animal shelter, pound, animal care center, humane society or veterinarian and anyone acting under their authority and having possession of any animal by reason of his office may:
A. Provide or supply dealers, commercial kennels or laboratories with the animal; or [1987, c. 383, §4 (NEW).]
B. Give, release, sell, trade, loan, transfer or otherwise provide any live animal to any individual, firm, association, corporation, educational institution, laboratory, medical facility or anyone else for purposes of experimentation or vivisection. [1987, c. 383, §4 (NEW).]
2. Livestock.  Livestock to be sold at public auction is exempt from this section.
[ 1987, c. 383, §4 (NEW) .]
1987, c. 383, §4 (NEW).