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C.R.S. Reference for Bureau of Animal Protection

  • Title 18, Article 9, Part 2: Cruelty To Animals, Sections 18-9-201 to 18-9-209
  • Title 35, Article 42: Animal Protection, Sections 35-42-101 to 35-42-115
  • Title 35, Article 42.5: Animal Shelters And Pounds, Section 35-42.5-101