(a) For purposes of this section, “undomesticated burro” means a wild burro or a burro which has not been tamed or domesticated for a period of three years after its capture and is not protected by the federal government under the federal Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act (Chapter 30 (commencing with Section 1331) of Title 16 of the United States Code).
(b) At the request of the landowner, an officer or employee of a local animal control agency may remove an undomesticated burro that strays onto private land.
(c) An officer or employee of a local animal control agency may remove an undomesticated burro that strays onto a public roadway to ensure public safety.
(d) An officer or employee of a local animal control agency may provide medical care or treatment, including, but not limited to, euthanasia if medically appropriate, to an undomesticated burro that is seriously ill or injured.
(Added by Stats. 2007, Ch. 128, Sec. 2. Effective July 27, 2007.)
Last modified: October 25, 2018