Asked in Criminal Law and Animal / Dog Law for Arkansas

Q: 562103 says a person commits offense ifknowingly subjectanimaltocrueltreatment?isdefinitionofcruel treatment

Trying to find out definition of cruel treatment

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A: In Arkansas, the statutes related to animal cruelty provide definitions and specifications for various offenses. Based on your question, it seems you're referencing a specific statute number, which might not correspond directly to the actual code. However, to answer your question on the definition of "cruel treatment," you'd generally need to refer to Arkansas Code Title 5 - Criminal Offenses § 5-62-101, and the subsequent sections that detail definitions and offenses related to animal cruelty.

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