Maine Revised Statutes

§3953. Stealing, injuring or killing dogs

Except as provided in section 3951 and Title 12, section 12404, and unless the killing is justified to protect persons or property, a person who steals, confines or secretes, willfully or negligently injures or willfully or negligently kills a dog is liable in damages to the dog's owner in a civil action. [2003, c. 414, Pt. B, §13 (AMD); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF).]

SECTION HISTORY
1987, c. 383, §3 (NEW). 1997, c. 690, §37 (AMD). 2003, c. 414, §B13 (AMD). 2003, c. 414, §D7 (AFF). 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF).