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West's Annotated Code of Virginia. Title 3.2. Agriculture, Animal Care, and Food. Subtitle V. Domestic Animals. Chapter 65. Comprehensive Animal Care. Article 6. Authority of Local Governing Bodies. 3.2-6523. Inoculation for rabies at animal shelters

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Citation: Va. Code Ann. 3.2-6523

Citation: VA ST 3.2-6523

Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 11/2013

Summary:   This Virginia statute provides that animals at a shelter may be inoculated by a licensed veterinary technician who is under the direct supervision of a veterinarian when an emergency rabies ordinance has been issued by a city or county.

Statute in Full:

Dogs and cats being adopted from an animal shelter during the period an emergency ordinance is in force, as provided for in § 3.2-6522 may be inoculated for rabies by a certified animal technician at such shelter if the certified animal technician is under the immediate and direct supervision of a licensed veterinarian.

Acts 2008, c. 860, eff. Oct. 1, 2008.



Acts 1984, c. 384, § 29-213.68:1; Acts 1987, c. 488; § 3.1-796.99.

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