Full Title Name:  Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies. Title 22. Agriculture. Department of Agriculture (16). Pet Shops. Sec. 22-344-21a. Prohibited sales

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Country of Origin:  United States Agency Citation:  Regs. Conn. State Agencies § 22-344-21a Agency Origin:  Department of Agriculture Last Checked:  May, 2015 Alternate Citation:  CT ADC § 22-344-21a Date Adopted:  1989
Summary:

This Connecticut regulation lists the animals of which the exhibition, sale or offer for sale by a pet shop is prohibited.

The exhibition, sale or offer for sale by a pet shop of any of the following listed animals is prohibited.

(1) Chicks, ducklings or other poultry under three months of age.

(2) Foxes (Urocyon eineroarg-enteus; Vulpes fulva).

(3) Raccoons (Procyon Lotor).

(4) Skunks (Mephitis).

(5) Venomous reptiles.

(6) Venomous amphibians.

(7) Venomous arachnids.

(8) Turtles, except those sold or offered for sale in accordance with section 19a-102 of the General Statutes and Connecticut Department of Health Services regulation 19-13-A49.

(9) Monk or Quaker Parakeets (Myiopsitta Monachus).

(10) All animals listed under section 26-40a of the General Statutes as potentially dangerous wild animals.

(11) Any animal which exhibits:

(a) Obvious signs of infectious disease such as distemper, parvovirus, coronavirus, hepatitis, leptospirosis, rabies or other similar diseases. (Not to be construed to include incubating diseases.)

(b) Obvious signs of nutritional disease which may include rickets and emaciation.

(c) Obvious signs of severe parasitism-extreme enough to be influencing its general health.

(d) Fractures or congenital abnormalities affecting its general health.

(Effective April 26, 1989.)

 

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