Or. Admin. R. 603-015-0040 - Facilities - Indoors

(1) Structural strength of facilities for housing pet animals shall be sound, in good repair to prevent injuries, contain the animal, and prevent the entrance of other animals.
(2) Electric power and a potable water supply shall be available. Lighting, artificial and natural, shall be of good quality and well distributed.
(3) Isolation -- Facilities must be available for the isolation and treatment of pet animals suspected of harboring communicable diseases.
(4) Storage -- Facilities shall be provided for the storage of equipment and to protect food and bedding against vermin infestation and contamination.
(5) Waste Disposal: Provision for the removal and disposal of excreta, bedding, dead animals, shall be made. Disposal facilities shall be constructed and operated in such manner as to minimize disease hazards, offensive odors, and vermin infestation.
(6) Facilities for wash rooms: Basins and sinks shall be provided for cleanliness of caretakers, and sanitization of feeding utensils.
(7) Ventilation: Provisions and facilities for adequate ventilation to insure the exhausting of stale air, excess humidity, and kennel odors, shall be made and maintained. Temperatures of 70 degrees to 75 degrees F. are recommended within practical limits.


Or. Admin. R. 603-015-0040
AD 8-1984, f. & ef. 5-23-84

Stat. Auth.: ORS 561 & ORS 596

Stats. Implemented: ORS 596.020

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