Rs 455.109.1 Order Of The Dfi On September 5, 2008, On Training In The Keeping Of Animals And How To Treat Them (Order On The Training For The Protection Of Animals, Ofpan)

Original Language Title: RS 455.109.1 Ordonnance du DFI du 5 septembre 2008 sur les formations à la détention d’animaux et à la manière de les traiter (Ordonnance sur les formations en matière de protection des animaux, OFPAn)

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455.109.1 order of the DFI on training to the keeping of animals and how to treat them (order on the training for the protection of animals, OFPAn) September 5, 2008 (Status January 1, 2014) the federal Department of Home Affairs (FDHA), view the art. 190, al. 3 and 4, 197, al. 3, 198, al. 3, 202, al. 2, and 203, al. 1, of the Ordinance of 23 April 2008 on the protection of animals (OPAn), stop: Chapter 1 purpose and scope of application article 1. this order defines the criteria for recognition of training specific, independent of the profession, that must follow: a. persons who, professionally, holding horses rise or hold pets or utility dogs; a. people who are responsible for wild animals or who assume the care of animals in a professional capacity; a. people who recovering more animals that the number set at the art. 101, let. c, OPAn; b. animal carriers; c. the of slaughterhouse staff who cares for animals or stuns them; d. trainers of animal keepers.

It defines the criteria for recognition of training must follow the people who do animal testing.
It defines the criteria for recognition sanctioned proof of skills training: a. in detention and custody of pets or animals wild; b. detention of dogs; c. on how to treat fishes and decapods walkers; d. warn animals exhibitions, scholarships to the animals or advertising sessions; summer. the castration of piglets as well as dehorning and castration of lambs, kids and calves.

It defines the criteria for recognition of skills training for Zoological shops retailers.
It sets the form of continuing education and the enforcement of basic training, qualifying and continuous.
It sets the content and form of the training required in art. 76, al. 3, OPAn for cantonal authorization to use devices for the treatment of dogs for therapeutic purposes.
It sets the rules of review for training: a. of transporters of animals; b. the of slaughterhouse staff who cares for animals; c. trainers of keepers of animals; ETD. people who want to cantonal authorization to use devices for the treatment of dogs for therapeutic purposes in accordance with art. 76, al. 3, OPAn.

It sets the system of examinations which sanction the retail skills training in zoological shops.
It is not applicable to training sanctioned by an attestation of skills on how to handle fish and walkers decapods referred to in art. 5a of the Ordinance on 24 November 1993 to the federal Fisheries Act.

New content according to chapter I of the O of the DFI of 23 October. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).
Introduced by chapter I of O of the DFI of 23 oct. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).
Introduced by chapter I of O of the DFI of 23 oct. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).
Introduced by chapter I of O of the DFI of 23 oct. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).
Introduced by chapter I of O of the DFI of 23 oct. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).
Introduced by chapter I of O of the DFI of 23 oct. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).
RS 923.01 Chapter 2 independent specific training of vocational training Section 1 decision-making support, care, breeding, and detention of animals art. 2Objectif the objective of the training referred to in art. 31, al. 5, 85, al. 2, 97, al. 2 or 102, al. 2, NAFO is that holders or those responsible for management of the animals treat animals with care, proper and in accordance with their needs, keeping them healthy, practice responsible breeding and ensure the good health of youth on the farm.
The objective of the training referred to in art. 102, al. 5, NAFO is that the person who is in charge of the trimming of the hooves of cattle or the hoofs of horses treated animals with care and intelligence to deal with them adequately.

New content according to chapter I of the O of the DFI of 23 October. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).

Art. 3 shape and scope the training includes a theoretical part and a practical part and an internship in an establishment within the meaning of art. 206 OPAn.
Theoretical and practical training areas in all include at least 40 hours of instruction, including at least 20 hours of theory and 10 hours of practice. The internship lasts at least three months.
The training of persons who raise pets or utility dogs professionally must have a theoretical part of at least 10 hours in the areas referred to in art. 4, al. 2, let. d to g.

New content according to chapter I of the O of the DFI of 23 October. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).

Art. 4 content of the theoretical part the theoretical part allows the following basic knowledge on animals taken care of: a. legislation on the protection of animals and other important specific legislation; b. way of treating animals with care; c. hygiene of the paddocks, premises, equipment and people as well as prevention of infectious diseases; d. responsibilities duties and responsibilities of persons who assume custody of animals; e. Anatomy and physiology of animals; ETF. normal behavior and needs of the animals, as well as signs of anxiety, stress and suffering.

The theoretical part of the training referred to in art. 31, al. 5, 85, al. 2, 97, al. 2 or 102, al. 2, OPAn allows to acquire in-depth knowledge of the animals supported in the following areas: a. care of animals in general and caring for sick or injured; animals b. animal feed, including food composition, dietary needs and occupation in relation to food intake; c. detention requirements and development of an environment that allows the expression of the behavior patterns of the species; d. animal husbandry and normal young animal development; e. normal one low setting or a ponte and frequent signs of trouble, calving or nesting; f. basic knowledge in genetics, methods of breeding and controls of ancestry; ETG. objectives of breeding and genetic abnormalities.

The theoretical part of the training referred to in art. 102, al. 5, OPAn allows to acquire extensive knowledge in the following areas: a. support and care for the animals sick or injured; b. proper handling of animals; c. detention conditions that allow the expression of the typical behaviour of the species; d. proper performance of manipulations and services who spare the animals; (e) cleaning and disinfection of premises, enclosures and devices used.

New content according to chapter I of the O of the DFI of 23 October. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).
Introduced by chapter I of O of the DFI of 23 oct. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).

Art. The practical part 5Contenu the practical part of the training referred to in art. 31, al. 5, 85, al. 2, 97, al. 2 or 102, al. 2, OPAn, must include practical exercises on how to treat animals as well as on the care, on the observation of their behavior, how to build an enclosure and respect for hygiene.
The practical part of the training referred to in art. 102, al. 5, OPAn, must include practical exercises on how to treat animals as well as the care, respect for hygiene and handling related to the service concerned.

New content according to chapter I of the O of the DFI of 23 October. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).

Section 2 Formation of transporters of animals art. 6 objective the objective of the training referred to in art. 150 OPAn is animal carriers to treat animals with care and keep them in a proper way.

Art. 7 form and extent the theoretical part lasts at least 12 hours.
The practical part is specific to a group of animals and is to accompany a carrier of animals experienced; It lasts: a. for the staff responsible for the transport of poultry: at least 2 working days to be devoted to poultry; b. for personnel responsible for the transport of pets, animals wild animals or experience: at least 2 working days to be devoted to the species regularly transported among these groups of animals; c. in all other cases : at least 5 working days, at least one day should be devoted to each group of animals referred to in art. 9, al. 1, let. a to d.

New content according to chapter I of the O of the DFI of 23 October. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).

Art. 8 contents of the theoretical part the theoretical part allows to acquire basic knowledge of following: a. legislation on the protection of animals, animal diseases and traffic road; (b) normal behavior and needs of the animals; Anatomy and physiology of animals etc.

It allows to acquire extensive knowledge in the following areas:

a. how to perform the loading, unloading and folding of animals; host with care during transport taking into account the composition and climate conditions of the Group of animals; b. Guard sick animals and animals injured; c. conduct of the vehicle; d. technical requirements for equipment, such as ramps, vehicles and the trailers; e. responsibilities, duties and powers of the members of the company management movement officials, drivers and people taking custody of animals; ETF. cleaning and disinfection.

Art. 9 contents of the practical part the practical part is specifically given by group of animals, according to the following distribution: a. young cattle or bulls b cows; c. pigs; d. small ruminants; e. poultry; f. pets, especially dogs and cats, g. animal experience. ETH. wild animals.

It must include exercises on how to treat animals, including advice on how to load, unload them, drive them, drive the vehicle and to assume custody of the animals.

Introduced by chapter I of O of the DFI of 23 oct. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).
Introduced by chapter I of O of the DFI of 23 oct. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).
Introduced by chapter I of O of the DFI of 23 oct. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).

Section 3 of Art. slaughterhouse staff training 10 purpose the purpose of the training referred to in art. 177, al. 2, NAFO is that of slaughterhouse staff treats animals gently and he étourdisse them and bleed them in the rules of art.

Art. 11Forme and training scope includes a theoretical part and a practical part. This is followed in job and manner directed in one or several slaughterhouses. She is given according to the tasks of the staff, and is at least about a group of animals referred to in art. 9, al. 1. people who exercise an activity in more than one group of animals must be trained with two groups of animals within the meaning of art. 9, al. 1, at least.
People exercising a leadership role and those responsible for the protection of animals referred to in art. 177a, al. 3, OPAn need training in both areas referred to in art. 177, al. 2, let. a and b, OPAn.
The theoretical part includes at least 6 hours of teaching.
The practical part lasts at least 2 days a group of animals, but in total 12 hours at least.

New content according to chapter I of the O of the DFI of 23 October. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).

Art. 12 content of the theoretical part the theoretical part allows to acquire basic knowledge in the following areas: a. legislation on the protection of animals, animal diseases and hygiene of the food; (b) normal behavior and needs of the animals; Anatomy and physiology of animals etc.

The theoretical part of the training referred to in art. 177, al. 2, let. a, OPAn allows to acquire extensive knowledge in the following areas: a. how to unload, to fold, to host and to keep pets. ETB. responsibilities, duties and powers of those responsible to unload, cast off, host and keep the animals to the slaughterhouse.

The theoretical part of the training referred to in art. 177, al. 2, let. b, OPAn allows to acquire extensive knowledge in the following areas: a. use of stunning methods and effectiveness verification; b. bleeding animal; c. use, cleaning and storage correct devices stun and ammunition as well as verification of the functioning of these devices; ETD. responsibilities, duties and powers of the people responsible to stun and bleed the animals to the slaughterhouse.

Art. 13 content of the practical part the practical part must include: a. for the training referred to in art. 177, al. 2, let. a, OPAn, exercises on how to unload, to fold, to host and to keep animals; b. to the training referred to in art. 177, al. 2, let. b, OPAn, exercises on the use of methods of stunning, stunning devices cleaning and verification of their proper functioning.

Section 4 training of trainers of keepers of animals art. 14 objective the objective of the training referred to in art. 203 OPAn is that trainers of animal keepers have in-depth knowledge of the specific needs of the animal species and how to hold the animals according to their needs.
The trainers of holders of dogs referred to in art. In addition, 68 OPAn must have in-depth knowledge of devices referred to in art. 35 of this order, the theories of learning and methods of education of dogs based on these theories as well as the correct way to hold a dog.
After the training, trainers must be able to pass on their knowledge in a way understandable and feasible.

Art. Scale training 15 hours total at least 140; the theoretical part takes at least 50 hours and maximum of 70 hours.

Art. 16 contents of the theoretical part the theoretical part allows to acquire extensive knowledge in the following areas: a. structuring lessons and course scheduling; b. applied psychology of learning; c. place of the law on the protection of animals in the Swiss legal system, tasks of the animal protection authorities and duties of animal keepers. ETD. administration of the course.

It allows to acquire extensive knowledge in the areas covered by the training referred to in the 197 and 198 OPAn.

Art. 17 content of the practical part the practical part to acquire practical skills in the areas listed in art. 16 Chapter 3 training professionals of experimentation animal Section 1 training officials from pet store in Art. laboratory animal science 18 objectives the objective of the training referred to in art. 115 OPAn is that the pet store manager ensure that experimental animals are held properly, receive proper care, is treated with care and high or produced in a responsible way.

Art. 19 scale the minimum duration of the training is 40 hours, of which at least 30 hours of theory.

Art. 20 contents of the theoretical part the theoretical part allows to acquire extensive knowledge in the areas listed in art. 24, al. 1, let. b to d.
It allows to acquire extensive knowledge in the areas listed in art. 24, al. 1, let. e to d, and 2, let. a-f and i, as well as art. 28, let. a, f and g.

Art. 21 contents of the practical part the practical part to acquire knowledge in the areas listed in art. 25, let. a to f, and in the implementation of the regulations in an existing facility.

Section 2 training of experimenters art. 22 objective the objective of the training referred to in art. 134 OPAn is that experimenters treat animals responsibly and with care experience.
The training shall send to the experimenters of the 3 "Rs" (replace-reduce-refine) who wants to: a. that experiments on animals are replaced, wherever possible, by alternative methods not through experimental animals ("replace"); (b) that the number of animals is limited to the strict minimum ('reduce'); c. that the stress suffered by the animals is maintained at a level as low as possible ("refine").

Art. 23 scope the theoretical part and the practical part are each at least 20 course hours.

Art. 24 content of the theoretical part the theoretical part allows to acquire basic knowledge of following on the animal species commonly used in animal experimentation: a. principles of legislation on the protection of animals and rules specific to experiments on animals; b. ethical principles on the use of animals for scientific purposes, their dignity and their importance; c. Anatomy and physiology of animals; d. normal behavior and needs of the animals, as well as signs of anxiety , stress and suffering; e. methods of breeding, main stem of laboratory animals and genetic standardization; f. genetically modified animal production methods and characterization of these; g. raising of youth; h. monitoring the State of health and major diseases of laboratory animals, hygiene of enclosure and the premises, equipment and people, as well as prevention of infectious diseases; i. detention of animals in confined or protected environment for example animals specified free of pathogens or gnotobiotiques; YSS. responsibilities, duties and powers of those who assume custody of the animals.

It allows the following in-depth knowledge on the species to use:

a. how to treat gently experimental animals; b. custody and care, including the sick animals or operated; c. power, including that of the animals sick or operated; d. detention requirements and development of an environment that allows the expression of the behavior patterns of the species; e. deviations from normal behavior, given the signs of disease pain or a State of excitement or anxiety; f. transportation of animals gently; g. methods of anesthesia that spare experimental animals and monitoring of their effectiveness h. analgesia of animals in the rules of art; i. killing of animals in the rules of art; YSS. the 3 'R' principle and practical application of this principle by means of examples.

Art. 25 content of the practical part the practical part must include exercises on the way: a. treatment of animals of experience carefully; b. to observe their behaviour; c. to determine their weight and sex; d. mark;. e take them blood, urine and feces and administer substances; f. of working hygienically; g. to recognize the different stages of general anesthesia monitor, administer painkillers and to check the analgesia.

Section 3 qualification training to become Director of specific experiences art. 26 objective the objective of the training referred to in art. 132 OPAn is experiences managers plan and conduct experiments on animals in a correct way both in technical terms than under the methodical aspect and apply the principle of the 3 'R '.

Art. 27 form and scale skills training consists of a theoretical part and a part based on specific experiences of at least 20 hours each.

Art. 28 content of the theoretical part the theoretical part to deepen the matters listed in art. 24 and to acquire knowledge in the following areas: a. rules of animal protection applicable to animal testing and experimental animals; b. national regulations governing the registration of drugs, Biologics and chemicals as well as outline of the international conventions on the matter; c. research and analysis of scientific publications in the context of the planning of experiments and verification of alternative methods possible , knowledge of the main sources of information on these methods; d. biometrics and application of biostatistical methods during the planning of experiments, analysis and interpretation of results e. selection of animal species, strains and lines appropriate for the Protocol of experience; f. pain assessment and characterization of the constraint; g. possibilities of reducing the stress suffered by the animals , including opportunities to administer analgesics and the application of the interruption of the experience criteria; h. principles of good laboratory practice; i. prevention and detection of disease, effects of infectious diseases and medications on the results of the experiments, j. gnotobiologie, k. methods of anesthesia, stages of the anesthesia and possible complications during and after anesthesia, including the measures to be taken to remedy; ETL. pharmacological properties of anesthetics and the most commonly used analgesics; choice of anesthetic and analgesic depending on the animal species, the type of procedure and the Protocol of experience as well as specific reactions of animal species to anesthetics.

Art. 29 part of training content based on specific experiences the part of training focused on specific experiences allows to acquire adequately with knowledge on methods and animal species necessary to ensure a professional performance of experiments on animals.

Chapter 4 training sanctioned by an attestation of skills Section 1 training to detention and the keeping of domestic animals and training to the detention and custody of wild animals for private art. 30 objectives the objective of the training referred to in art. 31, al. 4, or 85, al. 3, NAFO is that animal keepers and those responsible for the care of the animals know the principles of detention of animals in accordance with their needs.

Art. 31 form and extent training is given in the form of a course or an internship. The course includes at least five hours of theory, while the internship lasts at least three weeks and is performed in a breeding unit where the intern assumes custody of the animals.

Art. 32 content training allows you to learn basic and practical skills for legal bases of needs of the species, custody of the animals, feeding, development of an environment of life and young animals.

Section 2 training for the detention of dogs art. 33 objectives the objective of the training referred to in art. 68, al. 1, NAFO is that people wishing to acquire a dog are aware of how to hold the dog in accordance with the rules of protection of animals and the rules of life in society as well as to how to deal with them in accordance with their needs.
The objective of the practical training referred to in art. 68, al. 2, NAFO is that those responsible for the care of a dog know how to educate their animal respecting his needs, interpret its main expressions and walk around with any measure ordered by the situation.

Art. 34 shape and scope the training referred to in art. 33, al. 1, is given in the form of a theoretical courses with a duration of at least 4 hours.
The training referred to in art. 33, al. 2, is given in the form of courses with practical exercises given as a general rule at least in four lessons of one hour maximum. The person in charge who have custody of the dog must follow this training with his animal; She can't take more than one course per day.

New content according to chapter I of the O of the DFI of 23 October. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).

Art. 35 content the training referred to in art. 33, al. 1, allows to acquire the basic knowledge of legal databases and needs specific to the species of typical of the breed uses, social dog behavior, power, requirements inherent to the guard, time spend, how to treat it properly and creating an environment of life in keeping with its needs.
The training referred to in art. 33, al. 2, provides: a. practical skills allowing to have control of his dog in situations of daily life; b. the knowledge on how to treat and educate properly dogs, to recognize the body signals that they emit, such as threats, attack, insecurity or the submission, and know when to consult a specialist in case of dog behavior.

Section 3 training in how to handle fish and walkers decapods art. 36 objective the objective of the training referred to in art. 97, al. 2, OPAn is those who have completed the training to know how to treat fish and walkers decapods gently and avoid unnecessary stress.

Art. 37 form and extent training is given in the form of a course with exercises, practices and it lasts at least 5 hours.

Art. 38 content of training training allows to acquire: a. of the basic knowledge of legal bases, Anatomy and physiology of fish and walkers decapods as well as quality monitoring water; b. the intimate knowledge of the requirements of detention of these animals, including on the maximum density of individuals by basin and the stress cause them the marking methods; c. skills allowing to proceed carefully to capture marking, for temporary storage and killing fish and walkers decapods.

Section 4 training in the care of animals during exhibitions, scholarships to the animals or sessions of advertising art. 39 objective the objective of the training referred to in art. 103, let. d, NAFO is that those responsible for the care of animals during exhibitions, scholarships to the animals or advertising sessions know treat them gently.

Art. 40 form and extent training is given in the form of a course for a minimum of 3 hours or an internship in an establishment within the meaning of art. 206 OPAn at three events or events under the guidance of a person who has the corresponding skills certificate.

Art. 41 contents of training training allows to acquire the basic knowledge of legal bases, capture and gripping of animals, transport of animals gently, guard meets their needs, development of pens and keeping the register of animals.

Section 5 training to the castration of piglets as well as dehorning and castration of lambs, kids and calves art. 42 objective the objective of the training referred to in art. 32 OPAn is that animal keepers know castration or dehorning their young animals with care and competence.

Art. 43 form and extent


The training is given in the form of a course at least 3 hours theoretical, followed by practical exercises on the farm under the supervision of a veterinarian.

Art. 44 the theoretical part content to acquire basic knowledge of legal bases and Anatomy of animals, as well as in-depth knowledge on the stress, pain, anesthesia, and surgery.
The practical part must include exercises on how to prepare animals for intervention, dose and administer veterinary drugs, to execute the intervention in the rules of art and to monitor the animals having undergone the procedure correctly.

Chapter 4aFormation required to be allowed to use devices for the treatment of dogs for therapeutic purposes art. 44a objective the objective of the training referred to in art. 76, al. 3, OPAn, is that people who use devices for the treatment of dogs for therapeutic purposes be capable: a. to assess where therapy through the use of such devices is appropriate; ETB. to properly use these devices, in a way which saves the animal and with the necessary restraint.

Art. 44b form and extent training includes a theoretical part and an internship.
The theoretical part contains at least 12 hours and the internship at least 20 working days, including at least 5 working days with two different therapists licensed to an authorization cantonal and experienced in the use of these devices.

Art. 44 c content of the theoretical part the theoretical part allows to acquire basic knowledge about: a. the theories of learning and of the animal behavior; (b) the application of ethical principles in how to treat the dogs and the assessment of the conformity of therapeutic methods for the protection of animals.

It allows to acquire in-depth knowledge concerning: a. the relevant provisions for the protection of animals; (b) the use of devices whose use is planned and on their effects, including the effects of electric current and sound signals on the body.

Art. 44D content of the internship course includes exercises on: a. the assessment of the character of the dog; (b) the ability of the therapist to manage the dog; c. the therapeutic methods applied to dogs; d. the choice and execution of therapeutic measures having a chance of success.

Chapter 5 Art. Zoological shops retail skills training 45 objective the objective of the training referred to in art. 103, let. b, OPAn is for Zoological shops retailers know hold the animals in accordance with their needs and keep them in good health, pass on their knowledge to their customers in an understandable way by them, and they know the stakes of a responsible breeding and the importance of getting animals healthy.

Art. 46 form and scale skills training consists of a theoretical part and an internship in one or more establishments within the meaning of art. 206 OPAn. The rotation is performed in a facility with the Group of animals in question, but with at least 4 groups of animals listed in art. 48, al. 1. the theoretical part consists of at least 90 hours of instruction, and the course lasts at least 40 working days, at least 10 working days on 4 groups of animals listed in art. 48 art. 47 contents of the theoretical part the theoretical part allows to acquire basic knowledge in the following areas: a. legislation on the protection of animals and other important specific legislation; b. treatment of animals gently c. hygiene of the paddocks, material and people as well as prevention of infectious diseases; d. Anatomy and physiology of animals; summer. normal behavior and needs of the animals, as well as signs of anxiety, stress and suffering.

Training allows to acquire, in the following areas, the detailed knowledge of animal species sales more frequently: a. keep animals in general and the animals sick or injured; b. animal feed, including food composition, dietary needs and occupation in relation to food intake; c. detention requirements and development of a living environment that allows the expression of species-specific behaviours; d. breeding of young people; summer. putting to death of the animals involved in the rules of art.

Art. 48 content of the internship course is followed according to the following animal groups: a. dogs, cats and ferrets; b. small mammals, especially rodents, rabbits and erinaceides; c. birds including Canaries, the genus and the Psittaciformes; d. freshwater fish and saltwater fish; e. pond fish; f. reptiles, including lizards, snakes, turtles and amphibians particularly frogs and salamanders.

It should include exercises on how to treat animals, to provide care, to observe their behavior, to develop a pen, as well as the rules of hygiene and transport.

New content according to chapter I of the O of the DFI of 23 October. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).
New content according to chapter I of the O of the DFI of 23 October. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).

Chapter 6 training continues art. 49 purpose training is intended to update the technical knowledge and practical skills so that they reflect the latest state of knowledge.

Art. 50 forms of continuous training continuous training can take the form: a. a course; b. an internship; c. a participation in conferences or workshops.

Chapter 7 proceedings Section 1 principles governing the organisation of training courses and training qualifications art. 51 course material anyone who provides basic training and a skills training must provide participants a documentation on the content of the course.

Art. 52 control of knowledge at the end of each theoretical part of the training, it is carried out a control of knowledge, the result should be evaluated and documented.

Art. 53 practical exercises as part of training exercises in the training are performed under supervision and depending on the volume of daily work of the institution. No intervention on animals can only be done as an exercise, unless the intervention has been authorized as an experiment on animals in accordance with art. 141 OPAn.

Section 2 certificate of participation in training art. 54 certificate of participation in a skills training, to training base or to a course the certificate of participation in a skills training or to s. 197 OPAn basic training and the certification of skills sanctioning a course referred to in art. 198, al. 2, OPA must contain at least the following information: a. the logo or stamp with the name and address of the organizer of the training; (b) the name, first name, date of birth, the place or the country of origin and the domicile of the person who has followed the course; c. the place, the date and the entitled training; d. the location the date, the name and signature of the person responsible for the training.

Art. 55 certificate the certificate of skills of an internship within the meaning of art. 198, al. 2, OPAn must contain at least the following information: a. the name, address, training and experience of the person in charge of the trainee; (b) the number of animals and their use (c) the name, first name, date of birth, place or country of origin and the trainee's home; d. the duration, the size and the type of activities performed by the trainee; e. place the date, the name and signature of the head of the institution.

Art. 56 official confirmation of a long experience authority confirms the experience referred to in art. 193, al. 3, OPAn by providing the following information: a. the name, first name, date of birth, place or country of origin and the domicile of the person (b) the number of animals, their use, the number of years of breeding unit and the name of the person responsible for the keeping of animals; c. the place, date, stamp, the name and signature of the person authorized by the competent authority to issue the confirmation.

Art. 57 proof of training certificate of participation in continuous training must contain at least the following information: a. the name of Organizer; b. the name, duration, place and date of the training; c. the name of the participant.

Chapter 8 Section 1 Organisation of examinations article reviews system 58 execution of the review who offer training referred to in art. 201, al. 1 and 2, OPAn do exams sanctioning training carrier of animals and that of Member of the staff of slaughterhouses.
Training institutes referred to in art. 205 OPAn do exams sanctioning the training of trainer of animal keepers.
It is the responsibility of the cantons to pass the examinations referred to in art. 76, al. 3, OPAn to obtain permission to use devices for therapeutic purposes for the treatment of the dogs.

Onus on those who offer skills training specific for retail salespersons in zoological shops and referred to in art. 103, let. b, OPAn, to pass the exams which sanction this training.

Introduced by chapter I of O of the DFI of 23 oct. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).
Introduced by chapter I of O of the DFI of 23 oct. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).

Art. 59 reviews the organizers of the training monitoring committee designate reviews Oversight Committee.
Review of the examinations Committee consists of at least three persons who meet the conditions set out in art. 60 in order to be an expert examinations.

Art. 60 experts to exams training organizers designate experts to examinations, which must meet at least the conditions laid down in art. 203 OPAn for branches on which the exam door.
This means, in addition to experts, at least an independent person who will serve as assessor.
The results of the examinations, the specific observations during exams and the objections of the candidates must be in writing and signed by the person making the exams and his assessor.

Art. 61 decision concerning the outcome of the review experts reviews communicate in writing, to the Oversight Committee reviews, the results of the examinations and their appreciation of the results of the examinations.
Review of the examinations Committee decides to pass the exam on the basis of the assessment of the results.

Art. 62 registration registration for examinations examinations should be directed to the organization that makes them pass, accompanied by a certificate of attendance at required training courses.
Training Institute that makes exams decides the admission of a person to the exams.

Art. 63 rating notation is performed using whole notes and half notes. The best score is 6, the less good is 1. The provision is insufficient if the score is lower than 4.
Examination of carrier animals and slaughterhouses staff member is successful if the candidate obtains at least note 4.
The review of animal keepers trainer is successful if the candidate gets an average rating of 4 at least and if no note of written or oral part is less than 3.
The review to cantonal authorization to use devices for therapeutic purposes for the treatment of dogs referred to in art. 76, al. 3, OPAn is successful if the candidate gets an average score of at least 4.
Review for specific skills training for retail salespersons in zoological shops is successful if the candidate gets an average rating of 4 at least and if no note of written or oral part is less than 3.

Introduced by chapter I of O of the DFI of 23 oct. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).
Introduced by chapter I of O of the DFI of 23 oct. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).

Art. 64 review review not successful may be repeated two times maximum. A repeat is possible at the earliest three months after the failure.
Animal keepers trainers should not repeat the parts of review for which they have obtained the minimum score of 4.

Art. 65 certification examination who pass the exam receive a certificate of review issued by the competent organization, which certifies that the review is successful and which contains at least the following information: a. logo, name and address of the organiser of the review; (b) the name, first name, date of birth, place or country of origin and the candidate's home c. the place and the date of the examination; (d) the name of the successful; training place. the date, the name and signature of the organizer of the review.

Section 2 shape, content and duration of examinations of carrier animals and member of the staff of the abattoirs art. 66Forme and animal carriers and of slaughterhouse staff must undergo oral examinations or written 30 minutes each in at least three different training areas.

New content according to chapter I of the O of the DFI of 23 October. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).

Art. 67 content review covers all the subjects taught, but the focus of control of knowledge should be placed on the practical aspects.
Examination questions must focus on the tasks of the persons concerned.

Section 3-form and content of the examination of the trainers of animal keepers, people who use devices for therapeutic purposes in accordance with art. 76, al. 3, OPAn and review sanctioning specific skills training of retail salespersons in zoological shops art. 68 form examination consists of a written part and an oral part.

Art. 69 content the written examination and the oral examination cover all of the subjects taught.

Chapter 9 provisions final art. 70 repeal of the law in force the order of August 22, 1986, on obtaining the certificate of ability of guard animals (OGAn) is repealed.

[RO 1986 1511]

Art. 71 transitional provisions the training to get the certificate of capacity referred to in art. 13 OGAn started before October 1, 2008 are governed by the old law.
Training to become a trainer of animal keepers completed before October 1, 2008, along with a long experience in the field must be duly taken into account by the training institutes referred to in art. 205 OPAn in appropriate training within the meaning of this order.

[RO 1986 1511]

Art. 72 entry into force this order comes into force on October 1, 2008.

RO 2008 4303 introduced by section I of O the DFI of 23 oct. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).
The name of the administrative unit has been adapted to 1 Jan. 2013 in application of art. 16 al. 3 o from 17 nov. 2004 on official publications (RS 170.512.1).
RS 455.1 new content according to chapter I of the O of the DFI of 23 October. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).
New content according to chapter I of the O of the DFI of 23 October. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).
Introduced by chapter I of O of the DFI of 23 oct. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).
New content according to chapter I of the O of the DFI of 23 October. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).
New content according to chapter I of the O of the DFI of 23 October. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3781 RO).

State on January 1, 2014

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