The Pound Seizure Controversy: A Suggested Compromise in the Use of Impounded Animals for Research and Education
Journal of Energy, Natural Resources, & Environmental Law, Vol. 11, p. 241 (1991)
25 Pages Posted: 26 Oct 2014
Date Written: 1991
Impounded animals that were once pets are used for research and education purposes throughout the nation. Many states have pound seizure laws that allow institutions to demand pound animals for research and education purposes. This Article outlines the history of these contentious laws, examines the arguments for and against pound seizure, and proposes a compromise allowing the limited use of pound animals under certain regulated conditions.
Keywords: Impounded Animals, Pound Seizure Laws
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