40-1-10.1. Animal fighting exhibitions or for amusement or gain prohibited--Felony or misdemeanor. No person may:
(1) Own, possess, keep, or train any animal with the intent to engage the animal in an exhibition of fighting with another animal;
(2) For amusement or gain cause any animal to fight with another animal or cause any animal to injure another animal; or
(3) Permit the activity prohibited by this section to be done on any premises under the person's charge or control, or aid, or abet any activity prohibited by this section.
A violation of this section is a Class 6 felony.
It is a Class 1 misdemeanor to be present at any violation of subdivision (2) of this section as a spectator.
Source: SL 1985, ch 317, § 1; SL 1991, ch 331, § 23; SL 2014, ch 194, § 10.
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