Humane Association of the Lowcountry (HAL)

Law and Govt. Affairs

Beaufort County, SC - Laws/Ordinances

dog_black_brown_puppiesBeaufort County Ordinances: (chapter 14)

Pet abuse: Local Animal Cruelty cases

State - Laws/Ordinances


SC Laws and Ordinaces

Pet Abuse: State Animal Cruelty map

City - Laws/Ordinances

cat8Hilton Head Island: Beach Regulations

Port Royal: Zoning Regulations ---- No more than three (3) dogs or three (3) cats, four (4) months of age or older.  To view select, chapter 22 ZONING  Article VI. General Provisions  Sec. 22-131.  Accessory uses (1) e.

Federal - Laws/Ordinances

Animal Welfare Act It is the only Federal law in the United States that regulates the treatment of animals in research, exhibition, transport, and by dealers.

HR 5566: Banning animal crush videos HSUS history of HR 5566 dog4

USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspections service: Federal Arm that enforces the Animal Welfare Act

USDA - Horse Protection Act 

the White House email: Ending Pet Homelessness through Responsible Pet Ownership 

ASPCA: 2011 The legislative year in Review