Section .0400 - Euthanasia Standards

Link to law: 02 - agriculture and consumer services/chapter 52 - veterinary/subchapter j/02 ncac 52j .0401.html
Published: 2015

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02 NCAC 52J .0401           ADOPTION BY REFERENCE

A person required to obtain a certificate of registration

pursuant to G.S. 19A, Article 3 may use any method of euthanasia approved by

the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the Humane Society of the

United States (HSUS), or the American Humane Association (AHA) which are hereby

incorporated by reference, including subsequent amendments and editions. 

Copies of these documents may be obtained as follows:

(1)           AVMA Guidelines on Euthanasia may be

accessed at no cost on their website at

(2)           The HSUS Euthanasia Training Manual can be

purchased through their website at at a cost

of nineteen dollars and ninety-five cents ($19.95).

(3)           The AHA publication, Euthanasia by

Injection, can be purchased through their website at at

a cost of ten dollars ($10.00).


History Note:        Authority G.S. 19A-24;

Eff. March 23, 2009.