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Virginia Administrative Code
6/12/2024

2VAC5-150-150. Primary enclosures for dogs and cats.

1. During surface transit, a maximum of 12 dogs or cats shall share a primary enclosure, provided that subdivisions 7 and 12 of 2VAC5-150-120 are met.

2. Any aggressive dog or cat, irrespective of age and size, shall have its own primary enclosure.

Statutory Authority

§ 3.2-6501 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR115-02-13 § 3.4, eff. May 13, 1987.

2VAC5-150-160. Water requirements of dogs and cats.

Potable water shall be offered at least every four hours after initiation of travel, except that vehicles which are environmentally controlled to maintain temperatures between 45°F and 85°F at all times shall offer water at least every 12 hours.

Statutory Authority

§ 3.2-6501 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR115-02-13 § 3.5, eff. May 13, 1987.

2VAC5-150-170. Identification of dogs and cats.

Each dog and cat being transported by a pound, humane society, city, county, or animal control officer from a facility shall be tattooed, collared, tagged or otherwise appropriately identified in the event of the animal's escape during transit.

Statutory Authority

§ 3.2-6501 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR115-02-13 § 3.6, eff. May 13, 1987.

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