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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 2. Agriculture
Agency 5. Department of Agriculture And Consumer Services
Chapter 620. Requirements Pertaining to the Establishment of the Dangerous Dog Registry

2VAC5-620-100. Operation and maintenance of the Dangerous Dog Registry.

The following shall be the procedures and requirements for the operation and maintenance of the Dangerous Dog Registry:

1. The State Veterinarian shall operate and maintain a website to be named the Virginia Dangerous Dog Registry.

2. A personal identification number (PIN) shall be assigned by the State Veterinarian to each local jurisdiction for administrative access to the Dangerous Dog Registry.

3. All information in the Dangerous Dog Registry shall be available to the State Veterinarian and local jurisdictions via the website.

4. The address of the owner, name and breed of the dangerous dog, acts that resulted in the dog being found dangerous, and information necessary to access court records of the adjudication for each dangerous dog shall be available to the public via the website.

5. Any funds collected for the Dangerous Dog Registry shall be used by the State Veterinarian to maintain the Dangerous Dog Registry and website.

Statutory Authority

§§ 3.2-6540 and 3.2-6542 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 23, Issue 19, eff. July 1, 2007; amended, Virginia Register Volume 25, Issue 11, eff. March 4, 2009; Volume 29, Issue 10, eff. December 18, 2012; Volume 36, Issue 19, eff. May 11, 2020.

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