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Animal Cruelty Laws in Rhode Island

In recent years, Rhode Island lawmakers have begun to crack down on so-called animal abusers.  This blog explains what is included in the animal cruelty statutes, what the penalties are for committing an animal abuse crime, and details some new legislation that would create an “animal abuse registry.” What is Animal Cruelty? Animal cruelty is best defined as the...

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