Title 1 Department of Agriculture and Markets - Chapter II Animal Industry - Subchapter C. Dog Control - Part 77 Standards for the Care of Seized Dogs - s 77.1 Definitions.


Published: 2021-01-31

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For the purpose of this Part, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

(a) Properly sheltered means the provision of shelter suitable to the breed and age of the dog. Said shelter shall be structurally sound, clean, and sufficient to protect the dog from detriment to its well-being, and shall provide adequate space to allow the dog to move about in a natural manner, light, air and temperature sufficient to protect the animal.

(b) Properly fed means the provision, at suitable intervals, of wholesome food appropriate for the breed and age of the dog and sufficient to maintain a reasonable level of nutrition in each dog. Such food shall be served in a receptacle, dish or container that has been physically cleaned so that agents injurious to the health of the dog have been removed and destroyed to a practical minimum.

(c) Properly watered means the provision of constant access to a supply of clean, fresh, potable water in a sanitary manner, or the provision of such access at intervals suitable for the breed and age of the dog.