I was really looking forward to learning about Utah's ridiculous animal laws because, well, you know. I can say that there are some very interesting ones I didn't include because they don't involve animals (thank goodness), but here are the ones that do:
• In Ogden, one cannot keep more than one cow. Poor, lonely cows.
• In Ogden, it is illegal to molest an animal confined on the owner's property unless you are a policeman or service official. Glad to know that policeman and service officials are above the law.
• It is considered an offense to hunt whales. Of course it is.
• It is against the law to fish from horseback. Because the horse would scare away the fish, I presume?
• Birds have the right of way on all highways. This makes sense to me. Am I the only one who slams on their brakes for birds?
• It is unlawful for vermin-infested material to stuff bedding or upholstery. Well, that's a relief. Glad they passed a law.
• In Milcreek Canyon, it is a crime to unleash your dog on even-numbered days. Better bring my calendar when I take the dogs out for a walk.
• Drunk-driving laws do not apply to a person riding an animal. If I ever move to Utah, I am so hitting the bars with a Great Dane.
Join us next week when we travel to Vermont!
Law information source: stupidlaws.com, dumblaws.com, and realstrangelaws.com.