Current through P.A. Acts 2023-23
Section 2383 - Dogs pursuing, injuring or killing big game(a) General rule.--Except as provided in subsection (b), it is unlawful for any person to make use of a dog in any manner to hunt for or to take big game or to permit a dog owned, controlled or harbored by that person to pursue, harass, chase, scatter, injure or make use of a dog to kill any big game.(b) Exception.--It shall be lawful to do any of the following:(1) Make use of a dog to pursue, chase, scatter and track wild turkeys during the fall wild turkey season.(2) Make use of a leashed tracking dog to track a white-tailed deer , bear or elk in an attempt to recover an animal which has been legally killed or wounded during any open season for white-tailed deer , bear or elk.Amended by P.L. TBD 2018 No. 11, § 1, eff. 3/26/2018. 1986, July 8, P.L. 442, No. 93, § 1, effective 7/1/1987. Amended 2007, June 30, P.L. 62, No. 18, § 1, imd. effective.