An educational resource for humans to learn how to

cohabitate with the wild domestic rabbits of Langley.

Local & State Laws 

No Hunting in Langley

Washington State Law:

RCW 16.52.205
Animal cruelty in the first degree.(1) A person is guilty of animal cruelty in the first degree when, except as authorized in law, he or she intentionally (a) inflicts substantial pain on, (b) causes physical injury to, or (c) kills an animal by a means causing undue suffering or while manifesting an extreme indifference to life, or forces a minor to inflict unnecessary pain, injury, or death on an animal.
(2) A person is guilty of animal cruelty in the first degree when, except as authorized by law, he or she, with criminal negligence, starves, dehydrates, or suffocates an animal and as a result causes: (a) Substantial and unjustifiable physical pain that extends for a period sufficient to cause considerable suffering; or (b) death.



It is illegal to abandon pet rabbits in Langley. 

​"Abandons" means the knowing or reckless desertion of an animal by its owner or the causing of the animal to be deserted by its owner, in any place, without making provisions for the animal's adequate care.


It is illegal to :


9.04.020 BB guns, slingshots and pellet guns

The use of BB guns, slingshots, pellet guns or any like appliances or apparatus is prohibited in the city. Use or discharge of any such instrument either on public streets or property or on private property is prohibited; provided, that it shall not be unlawful to use or discharge the apparatus on any range or field designated by the city for the use or discharge of these instruments.


9.04.060 Discharging weapon. 

Firing or discharging any bomb, gun, pistol or firearm of any kind is prohibited within the city except when done by peace officers, in a target range approved for that purpose by the city council, or in lawful defense of person or property.