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505.01 “Dog” defined.
505.02 License required. (Repealed)
505.03 Dogs to be confined; leash requirements.
505.04 Dogs and other animals running at large.
505.05 Certain animals and poultry prohibited.
505.06 Stables; pens; coops.
505.07 Cruelty to animals.
505.08 Control of rabies and other diseases.
505.09 Interference with enforcement.
505.10 Keeping vicious dog.
505.11 Proclamation of muzzling of dogs.
505.12 Keeping noisy dog or cat.
505.13 Disposition of carcasses.
505.14 Inducing dogs to fight or annoy any person or animals.
505.15 Observation of dog biting a person.
505.16 Sale of fowl and rabbits.
505.17 Bird sanctuary.
505.18 Animal waste upon public or private property, other damages.
Authority to regulate the keeping of animals - see W. Va. Code 8-12-05(26)
Authority to prevent ill-treatment of animals - see W. Va. Code 8-12-5(27)
Domestic animal tax - see W. Va. Code 8-13-10
Diseases among domestic animals - see W. Va. Code Art. 19-9
Hunting - see W. Va. Code Art. 20-2
Dogs generally - see W. Va. Code Art. 19-20
Vaccination of dogs for rabies - see W. Va. Code Art. 19-20A