WVC 19 - 9 - 22
§19-9-22. Unlawful possession of animal brought into state.
When notified by the commissioner, or any of his agents or
employees, not to do so, it shall be unlawful for any person to
receive, keep or have in his possession any domestic animal
imported or brought into this state in violation of any of the
provisions of this article, or to allow any such domestic animal
to come in contact with any other domestic animal.