Killing a dog using a decompression chamber is illegal

If you decided to euthanize your dog, make sure you don’t use a decompression chamber as its illegal and can send you to jail!


Act 339 of 1919

287.279a Killing dog or other animal; use of high altitude decompression chamber or electrocution prohibited. [M.S.A.12.529(1) ]

Sec. 19a. An animal control officer or other person killing a dog or other animal pursuant to the laws of this state shall not use a high altitude decompression chamber or electrocution for that killing.

History: Add. 1980, Act 382, Eff. Mar. 31, 1981 .


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