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2009 WI Act 90 Administrative Rules Process:

5/2110 Dog Sellers Advisory Committee Meeting: Standards of Care Examples from Other States

Information and documents courtesy of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (DATCP)

Chica was a puppy mill breeder dog.

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Sugar was a 'used-up' breeder dog from a local puppy mill.       The agenda for the May 21, 2010, advisory committee meeting included a discussion of the standards of care required of the regulated entities. To help facilitate the discussion, DATCP provided examples of language used in some existing regulatory programs. Please keep in mind that each program has its own statutory requirements and language, so there is no way to compare exact provisions. Click here to read how Colorado, Pennsylvania, Nebraska and the USDA define standards of care (pdf).

       If you are interested in reading the Colorado, Pennsylvania, Nebraska and USDA standards in their entirety, please click on the links below. Note: DATCP also included a link to the Mush with P.R.I.D.E Guidelines as an example of best management practices.

 pawprint bullet point   Standards of Care Examples (pdf)   pawprint bullet point

 pawprint bullet point   Colorado Administrative Rules, Pet Animal Care and Facilities Act   pawprint bullet point

 pawprint bullet point   Pennsylvania Dog Laws   pawprint bullet point   Nebraska Commercial Dog & Cat Operator Inspection Act    pawprint bullet point

 pawprint bullet point   USDA Animal Welfare Act   pawprint bullet point   Mush With Pride Sled Dog Care Guidelines   pawprint bullet point


 pawprint bullet point   2009 WISCONSIN ACT 90 (pdf)   pawprint bullet point   2009 WI 90 Administrative Rules Process Overview   pawprint bullet point

 pawprint bullet point   2009 WI Act 90 Administrative Rules Process: How It Works   pawprint bullet point

 pawprint bullet point   21 April 10 DSAC Meeting Recommendations   pawprint bullet point   Printer-friendly version (pdf)   pawprint bullet point

 pawprint bullet point   Dog Sellers Standards of Care (pdf)   pawprint bullet point   Certificate of Veterinarian Inspection (CVI) & Age of Transfer (pdf)   pawprint bullet point

 pawprint bullet point   Standards of Care Examples from Other States   pawprint bullet point

 pawprint bullet point   MEMO: Dog Foster Licensing under s. 173.41   pawprint bullet point   Printer-friendly version (pdf)   pawprint bullet point

 pawprint bullet point   MEMO: Co-ownership of Dogs and Licensing Under s. 173.41 (pdf)   pawprint bullet point   Printer-friendly version (pdf)   pawprint bullet point

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