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
Primary Citation: Va. Code Ann. § 3.2-6523Country of Origin: United StatesLast Checked: February, 2021Alternate Citation: VA ST § 3.2-6523Date Adopted: 1984Historical:
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.
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.
Credits Acts 2008, c. 860, eff. Oct. 1, 2008. Amended by Acts 2014, c. 148.
HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES
Acts 1984, c. 384, § 29-213.68:1; Acts 1987, c. 488; § 3.1-796.99.