· - Requirements of care are not well-defined

  - Lack of a reckless endangerment law

  - No felony penalty for neglect or abandonment of an animal

  - Protective order statute does not explicitly allow for the inclusion of animal victims in domestic violence protective orders

  - Courts are not required to prohibit convicted offenders from future animal possession

  - Veterinarians are not required to report animal cruelty

  - Sexual assault of an animal is not a felony offense