Last updated June 2015
The material provided below is a periodically updated summary. Legal requirement may change at any time so it is imperative that you follow the links provided to the current law or statute relating to animal abuse reporting by veterinarians. The absence of specific legal requirements or protections relating to veterinarians should not be taken as an exemption from the responsibility to report abuse which may exist under other non-veterinarian-specific legislation, regulations or professional guidelines. [Back to Map].
Code of Georgia
Found in Title 4. Animals. Chapter 11. Animal Protection. Article 1. General Provisions. O.C.G.A. § 4-11-17 (2014)
Title 16. Crimes and Offenses. Chapter 12. Offenses Against Public Health and Morals. Article 1. General Provisions. O.C.G.A. § 16-12-4 (2014), Article 2. Gambling and Related Offenses. Part 1. Gambling. O.C.G.A. § 16-12-37 (2014)