|August 14, 2010||Posted by russmead under Animal Cruelty, Massachusetts||
Â§ 801/2.Â Â Devocalization of Dogs and Cats.Â [Effective July 21, 2010.]
Â Â (a)Â For the purposes of this section, the following words shall have the following meanings:–
Â Â Â "Board", the board of registration in veterinary medicine.
Â Â Â "Devocalization", a procedure on the larynx or vocal cords of an animal which causes the reduction or elimination of vocal sounds produced by that animal.