Thursday, May 24, 2018

8 weeks old is the Law

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check your local codes here:   http://www.municode.com/Librar

federal laws :  http://www.law.cornell.edu/federal/
This is the html version of the file
http://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_welfare/downloads/manuals/rig/section/13.6_rig.pdf.
 

 
check your local codes here:   http://www.municode.com/Library
federal laws :  http://www.law.cornell.edu/federal/
 
This is the html version of the file
http://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_welfare/downloads/manuals/rig/section/13.6_rig.pdf.

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Animal Care Resource Guide
Research Facility Inspection Guide
Transportation
Minimum Age Requirement

MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT

Dogs and cats must be at least eight ( 8  ) weeks of age and have
been weaned to be transported in commerce

. [2.130]
Criteria
Transporting a dog/cat in commerce includes, but is not limited to,
delivering a dog/cat to a:

• carrier or intermediate handler for transport
• broker or pet store
; private individual

The eight weeks of age, i.e., 56 days, does not include the day of
birth, (see chart on page 13.6.2)

Exception
Dogs and cats in commerce:
less than 8 weeks of age may be transported:

directly to a registered research facility
directly to a Federal research facility
by a private individual who acquired the dog/cat directly
from a research facility at the research facility premises


ANIMAL CARE
4/01
Minimum Age Requirements for Transporting Dogs and Cats
9CFR 2.130 minimum age requirements:

No dog or cat shall be delivered by any person to any carrier or intermediate handler for
transportation, in commerce, or shall be transported in commerce by any person, except to a
registered research facility, unless such dog or cat is at least eight ( 8 ) weeks of age and has been
weaned.