Full Statute Name:  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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Primary Citation:  Va. Code Ann. § 3.2-6523 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  January, 2018 Alternate Citation:  VA ST § 3.2-6523 Date Adopted:  1984

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 Text: 

Dogs and cats being adopted from a public or private 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. Amended by Acts 2014, c. 148.



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