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Chapter 7 - Various VT Laws Dealing With Animals

Animal Welfare Regulations - (Apply to Pet Merchants Only)

(Promulgated under authority of VSA T20 Chapter 194 Section 3908)

Part 1 - Definition Of Terms

Section 1.1 Definitions

  1. Act. Refers to the provisions of T20 Chapter 197 "Welfare of Animals and T20 Sections 3681, 3682 and 3683 as relating to provisions for the inspection of kennel premises.

  2. Division. Means the Livestock Division of the Department of Agriculture.

  3. Division representative. Means any inspector or other person employed by the Division who is responsible for the performance of the functions involved.

  4. Non-human primate. Means any non-human member of the highest order of mammals including prosimians, monkeys and apes.

  5. Standards. Means the requirement with respect to the humane handling, care, treatment, and transportation of animals.

  6. Non-conditioned. Means animals which have not been subjected to special care and treatment for sufficient time to stabilize and, where necessary to improve their health to make them suitable for sale.

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