Animal at Large Law and Legal Definition

An animal at large refers to a domestic animal which is free, unrestrained or not under control.

Example of a State statute defining ‘animal at large’:

A Utah City code defines ‘animal at large’ as follows:

Vernal Municipal Code, Title 6 Section 6.04.040 - Animal at large.

"Animal at large" means any domesticated animal, whether or not licensed, not under restraint as defined in Section 6.04.090 and excluding those animals in the performance of their duties as defined in Section 6.04.265. (CC § 08-10-003 (6))