Or. Admin. R. 603-015-0025 - Definitions

As used in OAR 603-015-0025 to 603-015-0060:

(1) "Animal Pounds" or "Animal Shelters" means any establishment maintained by public funds, private funds, or a combination of public and private funds, that uses such establishment for holding pet or captive animals for disposition by gift, treatment and care, euthanasis, sale, or exchange.
(2) "Boarding Kennels" means an establishment operated and maintained for the care or custody of pet animals for boarding, training, or similar purposes, for varying periods of time, for profit or compensation.
(3) "Commercial Kennels" means an establishment operated and maintained for the purpose of breeding, buying, selling, or bartering of pet animals for profit or compensation.
(4) "Establishment" includes, in connection with the operation or ownership of a business of a boarding kennel, commercial kennel, grooming parlor, pet shop, animal pound, or animal shelter:
(a) Any room, building, structure, or place; and
(b) All equipment, machinery, fixtures, articles, and materials; and
(c) The ground upon which such place or business is located and such ground or area which is a part of the business, or used by the owner or operator in carrying out such business.
(5) "Grooming Parlor" means any establishment that bathes, clips, pedicures, or grooms any pet or captive animal for profit or compensation.
(6) "Pet Animal" or "Pet Animals" means any animal held, maintained, or kept in captivity.
(7) "Pet Shop" or "Animal Dealer" means an establishment operated and maintained for buying or receiving pet animals, and thereafter exhibiting or offering for sale, or selling, trading, or bartering such animals.


Or. Admin. R. 603-015-0025
AD 8-1984, f. & ef. 5-23-84

Stat. Auth.: ORS 561 & ORS 596

Stats. Implemented: ORS 596.020

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