N.Y. AGM. LAW § 351 : NY Code - Section 351: Prohibition of animal fighting

1.  For  purposes  of  this
  section, the term "animal fighting" shall mean any fight  between  cocks
  or  other  birds, or between dogs, bulls, bears or any other animals, or
  between any such animal and a person or persons, except  in  exhibitions
  of a kind commonly featured at rodeos.
    2. Any person who engages in any of the following conduct is guilty of
  a  felony  punishable  by  imprisonment  for a period not to exceed four
  years, or by a fine not to exceed twenty-five thousand  dollars,  or  by
  both such fine and imprisonment:
    (a)  For  amusement  or  gain,  causes  any animal to engage in animal
  fighting; or
    (b) Trains any animal under circumstances evincing an intent that such
  animal engage in animal fighting for amusement or gain; or
    (c) Breeds, sells or offers for sale any  animal  under  circumstances
  evincing an intent that such animal engage in animal fighting; or
    (d)  Permits  any  act  described in paragraph (a), (b) or (c) of this
  subdivision to occur on premises under his control; or
    (e) Owns, possesses or keeps any animal trained to  engage  in  animal
  fighting  on  premises  where  an exhibition of animal fighting is being
  conducted under circumstances evincing an intent that such animal engage
  in animal fighting.
    3. (a) Any person who engages in conduct specified in paragraph (b) of
  this subdivision is  guilty  of  a  misdemeanor  and  is  punishable  by
  imprisonment  for  a  period not to exceed one year, or by a fine not to
  exceed fifteen thousand dollars, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
    (b)  The  owning,  possessing  or  keeping   of   any   animal   under
  circumstances  evincing  an  intent  that  such  animal engage in animal
  fighting.
    4. (a) Any person who engages in conduct specified  in  paragraph  (b)
  hereof  is guilty of a misdemeanor and is punishable by imprisonment for
  a period not to exceed one year, or by a fine not to exceed one thousand
  dollars, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
    (b) The knowing presence as a spectator having paid an  admission  fee
  or  having  made  a  wager  at  any  place where an exhibition of animal
  fighting is being conducted.
    5. (a) Any person who engages in the conduct  specified  in  paragraph
  (b)  of  this  subdivision is guilty of a violation punishable by a fine
  not to exceed five hundred  dollars.  Any  person  who  engages  in  the
  conduct specified in paragraph (b) of this subdivision after having been
  convicted  within  the  previous  five  years  of  a  violation  of this
  subdivision  or  subdivision  four  of  this  section  is  guilty  of  a
  misdemeanor and is punishable by imprisonment for a period not to exceed
  one  year, or by a fine not to exceeded one thousand dollars, or by both
  by such fine and imprisonment.
    (b) The knowing  presence  as  a  spectator  at  any  place  where  an
  exhibition of animal fighting is being conducted.