New York Agriculture & Markets Law
Removing, Seizing or Transporting Dogs for Research Purposes
§ 366-a. Removing, seizing or transporting dogs for research purposes. It shall be unlawful for any person:
1. To remove, seize or transport or cause to remove, seize or transport any dog which belongs to or is licensed to another for the purpose of sale, barter or to give away said dog to a laboratory, hospital, research institute, medical school or any agency or organization engaged in research activity, without the express written permission of the owner or licensee.
2. Any person who violates the provision of this section, upon conviction thereof, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and is punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than six months, or by both.