40-1-24. Authority of officer or agent to control dangerous animal--Seizure, impoundment, or euthanasia authorized. Any peace officer, officer or agent of a humane society, or agent of the board may use all necessary means to control a dangerous animal so as not to immediately jeopardize the health or safety of themselves or others. Any officer or agent of a humane society, agent of the board, or peace officer may enter, search, and investigate premises, take testimony from owner and witnesses and seize, impound, or euthanize a dangerous animal.
Source: SL 1991, ch 331, § 8.