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A. Any animal impounded in a county, city or town pound shall be given proper and humane care and maintenance.
B. Any animal destroyed while impounded in a county, city or town pound shall be destroyed only by the use of sodium pentobarbital or a derivative of sodium pentobarbital.
C. If an animal is destroyed by means specified in subsection B of this section, it shall be done by a licensed veterinarian or in accordance with procedures established by the state veterinarian pursuant to § 3-1213.
D. The governing body of any county, city or town that operates a pound shall establish procedures for the humane destruction of impounded animals by the methods described in subsections B and C of this section.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Arizona Revised Statutes Title 11. Counties § 11-1021. Proper care, maintenance and destruction of impounded animals - last updated March 08, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/az/title-11-counties/az-rev-st-sect-11-1021/
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