Kan. Admin. Regs. § 97-3-2a - Pets and service or therapeutic animals; hunting prohibition

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) No animals may be kept on the premises of the KSH or KVH by members, guests, or employees, except as specified in this regulation.
(b) As used in this regulation, "pet" shall mean a domesticated cat weighing 25 pounds or less or a domesticated dog weighing 80 pounds or less.
(1) Horses may be kept on the grounds at the KSH or KVH as designated by prior written authorization from the superintendent.
(2) Any guest may have a pet on the premises of the KSH or KVH, for not more than a six-hour period between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m.
(3) Each pet at the KSH or KVH shall meet the following requirements:
(A) Have current vaccinations;
(B) be restrained with a leash and wear a collar with a tag identifying its owner while in public or open areas of the KSH or KVH;
(C) be properly maintained;
(D) not become a nuisance or threat to staff, members, or guests; and
(E) not interfere with the normal conduct and operation of the KSH or KVH.
(1) Only an employee or member living in a cottage at the KSH may be allowed to maintain more than one pet if the requirements in paragraph (c)(3) are met and prior approval for each pet has been given by the superintendent.
(2) Each employee or member living in a cottage at the KSH who utilizes a service or therapeutic animal shall notify the superintendent that the animal is maintained at that employee's or member's cottage.
(e) Only service and therapeutic animals shall be allowed to be maintained by employees or members living in residential halls other than the cottages at the KSH and KVH.
(f) Hunting shall not be allowed on the premises of the KSH or KVH.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 97-3-2a
Authorized by K.S.A. 76-1927 and 76-1955; implementing K.S.A. 76-1904, 76-1927, 76-1951, and 76-1955; effective May 1, 2009.

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