Section 3-7A-10

Destruction of domesticated species exposed to rabid animal; optional quarantine.

Those domesticated species, for which rabies vaccine is recognized and recommended, upon exposure or potential exposure to a known rabid animal, shall be humanely destroyed or slaughtered immediately. Provided, however, the owner has the option of quarantining the animal or animals based on the recommendations of the Alabama Department of Public Health upon consultation with the U.S. Public Health Service.

(Acts 1990, No. 90-530, p. 816, §10; Act 2009-636, p. 1949, §1.)