Or. Admin. R. 603-015-0050 - Health and Husbandry Practices

(1) Pet animals shall be fed a food that is palatable, wholesome, and meets minimal daily nutritional requirements. Ground or kennel surface feeding is not permitted. Feed pans and receptacles shall be washed and sanitized after each feeding. Self feeders will be cleaned and sanitized as often as necessary to prevent molding or deterioration of the contents.
(2) Fresh potable water will be offered at least twice daily and more often if weather conditions warrant. More water is required in hot weather.
(3) Sanitation: Excreta will be removed from runs, cages, pens, daily and more often if necessary. Runs and enclosures will be sanitized once weekly by cleaning and using a safe and effective disinfectant and changing soil or litter as often as it becomes soiled. Premises will be kept clean and free from trash and facilities will be maintained in good order to prevent injury to animals and offer them proper protection against inclement weather.
(4) Sick animals. Pet animals that are quarantined or under treatment for communicable diseases shall be isolated in such place that healthy animals are not exposed.
(5) Importation: In accordance with OAR 603-011-0250 through 603-011-0382 and ORS 596.341 and other laws or regulations thereunder.


Or. Admin. R. 603-015-0050
AD 8-1984, f. & ef. 5-23-84

Stat. Auth.: ORS 561 & ORS 596

Stats. Implemented: ORS 596.020

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