Title 9

Volume 1 CHAPTER I SUBCHAP A

Subchapter A - Animal Welfare

9:1.0.1.1.1PART 1
PART 1 - DEFINITION OF TERMS
9:1.0.1.1.1.0.1.1SECTION 1.1
     1.1 Definitions.
9:1.0.1.1.2PART 2
PART 2 - REGULATIONS
9:1.0.1.1.2.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - Licensing
9:1.0.1.1.2.1.1.1SECTION 2.1
     2.1 Requirements and application.
9:1.0.1.1.2.1.1.2SECTION 2.2
     2.2 Acknowledgement of regulations and standards.
9:1.0.1.1.2.1.1.3SECTION 2.3
     2.3 Demonstration of compliance with standards and regulations.
9:1.0.1.1.2.1.1.4SECTION 2.4
     2.4 Non-interference with APHIS officials.
9:1.0.1.1.2.1.1.5SECTION 2.5
     2.5 Duration of license and termination of license.
9:1.0.1.1.2.1.1.6SECTION 2.6
     2.6 Annual license fees.
9:1.0.1.1.2.1.1.7SECTION 2.7
     2.7 Annual report by licensees.
9:1.0.1.1.2.1.1.8SECTION 2.8
     2.8 Notification of change of name, address, control, or ownership of business.
9:1.0.1.1.2.1.1.9SECTION 2.9
     2.9 Officers, agents, and employees of licensees whose licenses have been suspended or revoked.
9:1.0.1.1.2.1.1.10SECTION 2.10
     2.10 Licensees whose licenses have been suspended or revoked.
9:1.0.1.1.2.1.1.11SECTION 2.11
     2.11 Denial of initial license application.
9:1.0.1.1.2.1.1.12SECTION 2.12
     2.12 Termination of a license.
9:1.0.1.1.2.1.1.13SECTION 2.13
     2.13 xxx
9:1.0.1.1.2.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Registration
9:1.0.1.1.2.2.1.1SECTION 2.25
     2.25 Requirements and procedures.
9:1.0.1.1.2.2.1.2SECTION 2.26
     2.26 Acknowledgment of regulations and standards.
9:1.0.1.1.2.2.1.3SECTION 2.27
     2.27 Notification of change of operation.
9:1.0.1.1.2.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - Research Facilities
9:1.0.1.1.2.3.1.1SECTION 2.30
     2.30 Registration.
9:1.0.1.1.2.3.1.2SECTION 2.31
     2.31 Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).
9:1.0.1.1.2.3.1.3SECTION 2.32
     2.32 Personnel qualifications.
9:1.0.1.1.2.3.1.4SECTION 2.33
     2.33 Attending veterinarian and adequate veterinary care.
9:1.0.1.1.2.3.1.5SECTION 2.34
     2.34 [Reserved]
9:1.0.1.1.2.3.1.6SECTION 2.35
     2.35 Recordkeeping requirements.
9:1.0.1.1.2.3.1.7SECTION 2.36
     2.36 Annual report.
9:1.0.1.1.2.3.1.8SECTION 2.37
     2.37 Federal research facilities.
9:1.0.1.1.2.3.1.9SECTION 2.38
     2.38 Miscellaneous.
9:1.0.1.1.2.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - Attending Veterinarian and Adequate Veterinary Care
9:1.0.1.1.2.4.1.1SECTION 2.40
     2.40 Attending veterinarian and adequate veterinary care (dealers and exhibitors).
9:1.0.1.1.2.5SUBPART E
Subpart E - Identification of Animals
9:1.0.1.1.2.5.1.1SECTION 2.50
     2.50 Time and method of identification.
9:1.0.1.1.2.5.1.2SECTION 2.51
     2.51 Form of official tag.
9:1.0.1.1.2.5.1.3SECTION 2.52
     2.52 How to obtain tags.
9:1.0.1.1.2.5.1.4SECTION 2.53
     2.53 Use of tags.
9:1.0.1.1.2.5.1.5SECTION 2.54
     2.54 Lost tags.
9:1.0.1.1.2.5.1.6SECTION 2.55
     2.55 Removal and disposal of tags.
9:1.0.1.1.2.6SUBPART F
Subpart F - Stolen Animals
9:1.0.1.1.2.6.1.1SECTION 2.60
     2.60 Prohibition on the purchase, sale, use, or transportation of stolen animals.
9:1.0.1.1.2.7SUBPART G
Subpart G - Records
9:1.0.1.1.2.7.1.1SECTION 2.75
     2.75 Records: Dealers and exhibitors.
9:1.0.1.1.2.7.1.2SECTION 2.76
     2.76 Records: Operators of auction sales and brokers.
9:1.0.1.1.2.7.1.3SECTION 2.77
     2.77 Records: Carriers and intermediate handlers.
9:1.0.1.1.2.7.1.4SECTION 2.78
     2.78 Health certification and identification.
9:1.0.1.1.2.7.1.5SECTION 2.79
     2.79 C.O.D. shipments.
9:1.0.1.1.2.7.1.6SECTION 2.80
     2.80 Records, disposition.
9:1.0.1.1.2.8SUBPART H
Subpart H - Compliance With Standards and Holding Period
9:1.0.1.1.2.8.1.1SECTION 2.100
     2.100 Compliance with standards.
9:1.0.1.1.2.8.1.2SECTION 2.101
     2.101 Holding period.
9:1.0.1.1.2.8.1.3SECTION 2.102
     2.102 Holding facility.
9:1.0.1.1.2.9SUBPART I
Subpart I - Miscellaneous
9:1.0.1.1.2.9.1.1SECTION 2.125
     2.125 Information as to business; furnishing of same by dealers, exhibitors, operators of auction sales, intermediate handlers, and carriers.
9:1.0.1.1.2.9.1.2SECTION 2.126
     2.126 Access and inspection of records and property; submission of itineraries.
9:1.0.1.1.2.9.1.3SECTION 2.127
     2.127 Publication of names of persons subject to the provisions of this part.
9:1.0.1.1.2.9.1.4SECTION 2.128
     2.128 Inspection for missing animals.
9:1.0.1.1.2.9.1.5SECTION 2.129
     2.129 Confiscation and destruction of animals.
9:1.0.1.1.2.9.1.6SECTION 2.130
     2.130 Minimum age requirements.
9:1.0.1.1.2.9.1.7SECTION 2.131
     2.131 Handling of animals.
9:1.0.1.1.2.9.1.8SECTION 2.132
     2.132 Procurement of dogs, cats, and other animals; dealers.
9:1.0.1.1.2.9.1.9SECTION 2.133
     2.133 Certification for random source dogs and cats.
9:1.0.1.1.2.9.1.10SECTION 2.134
     2.134 Contingency planning.
9:1.0.1.1.2.10SUBPART J
Subpart J - Importation of Live Dogs
9:1.0.1.1.2.10.1.1SECTION 2.150
     2.150 Import permit.
9:1.0.1.1.2.10.1.2SECTION 2.151
     2.151 Certifications.
9:1.0.1.1.2.10.1.3SECTION 2.152
     2.152 Notification of arrival.
9:1.0.1.1.2.10.1.4SECTION 2.153
     2.153 Dogs refused entry.
9:1.0.1.1.3PART 3
PART 3 - STANDARDS
9:1.0.1.1.3.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - Specifications for the Humane Handling, Care, Treatment, and Transportation of Dogs and Cats 1
9:1.0.1.1.3.1.19SUBJGRP 19
  Facilities and Operating Standards
9:1.0.1.1.3.1.19.1SECTION 3.1
     3.1 Housing facilities, general.
9:1.0.1.1.3.1.19.2SECTION 3.2
     3.2 Indoor housing facilities.
9:1.0.1.1.3.1.19.3SECTION 3.3
     3.3 Sheltered housing facilities.
9:1.0.1.1.3.1.19.4SECTION 3.4
     3.4 Outdoor housing facilities.
9:1.0.1.1.3.1.19.5SECTION 3.5
     3.5 Mobile or traveling housing facilities.
9:1.0.1.1.3.1.19.6SECTION 3.6
     3.6 Primary enclosures.
9:1.0.1.1.3.1.20SUBJGRP 20
  Animal Health and Husbandry Standards
9:1.0.1.1.3.1.20.7SECTION 3.7
     3.7 Compatible grouping.
9:1.0.1.1.3.1.20.8SECTION 3.8
     3.8 Exercise for dogs.
9:1.0.1.1.3.1.20.9SECTION 3.9
     3.9 Feeding.
9:1.0.1.1.3.1.20.10SECTION 3.10
     3.10 Watering.
9:1.0.1.1.3.1.20.11SECTION 3.11
     3.11 Cleaning, sanitization, housekeeping, and pest control.
9:1.0.1.1.3.1.20.12SECTION 3.12
     3.12 Employees.
9:1.0.1.1.3.1.21SUBJGRP 21
  Transportation Standards
9:1.0.1.1.3.1.21.13SECTION 3.13
     3.13 Consignments to carriers and intermediate handlers.
9:1.0.1.1.3.1.21.14SECTION 3.14
     3.14 Primary enclosures used to transport live dogs and cats.
9:1.0.1.1.3.1.21.15SECTION 3.15
     3.15 Primary conveyances (motor vehicle, rail, air, and marine).
9:1.0.1.1.3.1.21.16SECTION 3.16
     3.16 Food and water requirements.
9:1.0.1.1.3.1.21.17SECTION 3.17
     3.17 Care in transit.
9:1.0.1.1.3.1.21.18SECTION 3.18
     3.18 Terminal facilities.
9:1.0.1.1.3.1.21.19SECTION 3.19
     3.19 Handling.
9:1.0.1.1.3.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Specifications for the Humane Handling, Care, Treatment, and Transportation of Guinea Pigs and Hamsters
9:1.0.1.1.3.2.22SUBJGRP 22
  Facilities and Operating Standards
9:1.0.1.1.3.2.22.1SECTION 3.25
     3.25 Facilities, general.
9:1.0.1.1.3.2.22.2SECTION 3.26
     3.26 Facilities, indoor.
9:1.0.1.1.3.2.22.3SECTION 3.27
     3.27 Facilities, outdoor.
9:1.0.1.1.3.2.22.4SECTION 3.28
     3.28 Primary enclosures.
9:1.0.1.1.3.2.23SUBJGRP 23
  Animal Health and Husbandry Standards
9:1.0.1.1.3.2.23.5SECTION 3.29
     3.29 Feeding.
9:1.0.1.1.3.2.23.6SECTION 3.30
     3.30 Watering.
9:1.0.1.1.3.2.23.7SECTION 3.31
     3.31 Sanitation.
9:1.0.1.1.3.2.23.8SECTION 3.32
     3.32 Employees.
9:1.0.1.1.3.2.23.9SECTION 3.33
     3.33 Classification and separation.
9:1.0.1.1.3.2.23.10SECTION 3.34
     3.34 [Reserved]
9:1.0.1.1.3.2.24SUBJGRP 24
  Transportation Standards
9:1.0.1.1.3.2.24.11SECTION 3.35
     3.35 Consignments to carriers and intermediate handlers.
9:1.0.1.1.3.2.24.12SECTION 3.36
     3.36 Primary enclosures used to transport live guinea pigs and hamsters.
9:1.0.1.1.3.2.24.13SECTION 3.37
     3.37 Primary conveyances (motor vehicle, rail, air, and marine).
9:1.0.1.1.3.2.24.14SECTION 3.38
     3.38 Food and water requirements.
9:1.0.1.1.3.2.24.15SECTION 3.39
     3.39 Care in transit.
9:1.0.1.1.3.2.24.16SECTION 3.40
     3.40 Terminal facilities.
9:1.0.1.1.3.2.24.17SECTION 3.41
     3.41 Handling.
9:1.0.1.1.3.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - Specifications for the Humane Handling, Care, Treatment and Transportation of Rabbits
9:1.0.1.1.3.3.25SUBJGRP 25
  Facilities and Operating Standards
9:1.0.1.1.3.3.25.1SECTION 3.50
     3.50 Facilities, general.
9:1.0.1.1.3.3.25.2SECTION 3.51
     3.51 Facilities, indoor.
9:1.0.1.1.3.3.25.3SECTION 3.52
     3.52 Facilities, outdoor.
9:1.0.1.1.3.3.25.4SECTION 3.53
     3.53 Primary enclosures.
9:1.0.1.1.3.3.26SUBJGRP 26
  Animal Health and Husbandry Standards
9:1.0.1.1.3.3.26.5SECTION 3.54
     3.54 Feeding.
9:1.0.1.1.3.3.26.6SECTION 3.55
     3.55 Watering.
9:1.0.1.1.3.3.26.7SECTION 3.56
     3.56 Sanitation.
9:1.0.1.1.3.3.26.8SECTION 3.57
     3.57 Employees.
9:1.0.1.1.3.3.26.9SECTION 3.58
     3.58 Classification and separation.
9:1.0.1.1.3.3.26.10SECTION 3.59
     3.59 [Reserved]
9:1.0.1.1.3.3.27SUBJGRP 27
  Transportation Standards
9:1.0.1.1.3.3.27.11SECTION 3.60
     3.60 Consignments to carriers and intermediate handlers.
9:1.0.1.1.3.3.27.12SECTION 3.61
     3.61 Primary enclosures used to transport live rabbits.
9:1.0.1.1.3.3.27.13SECTION 3.62
     3.62 Primary conveyances (motor vehicle, rail, air, and marine).
9:1.0.1.1.3.3.27.14SECTION 3.63
     3.63 Food and water requirements.
9:1.0.1.1.3.3.27.15SECTION 3.64
     3.64 Care in transit.
9:1.0.1.1.3.3.27.16SECTION 3.65
     3.65 Terminal facilities.
9:1.0.1.1.3.3.27.17SECTION 3.66
     3.66 Handling.
9:1.0.1.1.3.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - Specifications for the Humane Handling, Care, Treatment, and Transportation of Nonhuman Primates 2
9:1.0.1.1.3.4.28SUBJGRP 28
  Facilities and Operating Standards
9:1.0.1.1.3.4.28.1SECTION 3.75
     3.75 Housing facilities, general.
9:1.0.1.1.3.4.28.2SECTION 3.76
     3.76 Indoor housing facilities.
9:1.0.1.1.3.4.28.3SECTION 3.77
     3.77 Sheltered housing facilities.
9:1.0.1.1.3.4.28.4SECTION 3.78
     3.78 0utdoor housing facilities.
9:1.0.1.1.3.4.28.5SECTION 3.79
     3.79 Mobile or traveling housing facilities.
9:1.0.1.1.3.4.28.6SECTION 3.80
     3.80 Primary enclosures.
9:1.0.1.1.3.4.28.7SECTION 3.81
     3.81 Environment enhancement to promote psychological well-being.
9:1.0.1.1.3.4.29SUBJGRP 29
  Animal Health and Husbandry Standards
9:1.0.1.1.3.4.29.8SECTION 3.82
     3.82 Feeding.
9:1.0.1.1.3.4.29.9SECTION 3.83
     3.83 Watering.
9:1.0.1.1.3.4.29.10SECTION 3.84
     3.84 Cleaning, sanitization, housekeeping, and pest control.
9:1.0.1.1.3.4.29.11SECTION 3.85
     3.85 Employees.
9:1.0.1.1.3.4.30SUBJGRP 30
  Transportation Standards
9:1.0.1.1.3.4.30.12SECTION 3.86
     3.86 Consignments to carriers and intermediate handlers.
9:1.0.1.1.3.4.30.13SECTION 3.87
     3.87 Primary enclosures used to transport nonhuman primates.
9:1.0.1.1.3.4.30.14SECTION 3.88
     3.88 Primary conveyances (motor vehicle, rail, air, and marine).
9:1.0.1.1.3.4.30.15SECTION 3.89
     3.89 Food and water requirements.
9:1.0.1.1.3.4.30.16SECTION 3.90
     3.90 Care in transit.
9:1.0.1.1.3.4.30.17SECTION 3.91
     3.91 Terminal facilities.
9:1.0.1.1.3.4.30.18SECTION 3.92
     3.92 Handling.
9:1.0.1.1.3.5SUBPART E
Subpart E - Specifications for the Humane Handling, Care, Treatment, and Transportation of Marine Mammals
9:1.0.1.1.3.5.31SUBJGRP 31
  Facilities and Operating Standards
9:1.0.1.1.3.5.31.1SECTION 3.100
     3.100 Special considerations regarding compliance and/or variance.
9:1.0.1.1.3.5.31.2SECTION 3.101
     3.101 Facilities, general.
9:1.0.1.1.3.5.31.3SECTION 3.102
     3.102 Facilities, indoor.
9:1.0.1.1.3.5.31.4SECTION 3.103
     3.103 Facilities, outdoor.
9:1.0.1.1.3.5.31.5SECTION 3.104
     3.104 Space requirements.
9:1.0.1.1.3.5.32SUBJGRP 32
  Animal Health and Husbandry Standards
9:1.0.1.1.3.5.32.6SECTION 3.105
     3.105 Feeding.
9:1.0.1.1.3.5.32.7SECTION 3.106
     3.106 Water quality.
9:1.0.1.1.3.5.32.8SECTION 3.107
     3.107 Sanitation.
9:1.0.1.1.3.5.32.9SECTION 3.108
     3.108 Employees or attendants.
9:1.0.1.1.3.5.32.10SECTION 3.109
     3.109 Separation.
9:1.0.1.1.3.5.32.11SECTION 3.110
     3.110 Veterinary care.
9:1.0.1.1.3.5.32.12SECTION 3.111
     3.111 Swim-with-the-dolphin programs.
9:1.0.1.1.3.5.33SUBJGRP 33
  Transportation Standards
9:1.0.1.1.3.5.33.13SECTION 3.112
     3.112 Consignments to carriers and intermediate handlers.
9:1.0.1.1.3.5.33.14SECTION 3.113
     3.113 Primary enclosures used to transport marine mammals.
9:1.0.1.1.3.5.33.15SECTION 3.114
     3.114 Primary conveyances (motor vehicle, rail, air and marine).
9:1.0.1.1.3.5.33.16SECTION 3.115
     3.115 Food and drinking water requirements.
9:1.0.1.1.3.5.33.17SECTION 3.116
     3.116 Care in transit.
9:1.0.1.1.3.5.33.18SECTION 3.117
     3.117 Terminal facilities.
9:1.0.1.1.3.5.33.19SECTION 3.118
     3.118 Handling.
9:1.0.1.1.3.6SUBPART F
Subpart F - Specifications for the Humane Handling, Care, Treatment, and Transportation of Warmblooded Animals Other Than Dogs, Cats, Rabbits, Hamsters, Guinea Pigs, Nonhuman Primates, and Marine Mammals
9:1.0.1.1.3.6.34SUBJGRP 34
  Facilities and Operating Standards
9:1.0.1.1.3.6.34.1SECTION 3.125
     3.125 Facilities, general.
9:1.0.1.1.3.6.34.2SECTION 3.126
     3.126 Facilities, indoor.
9:1.0.1.1.3.6.34.3SECTION 3.127
     3.127 Facilities, outdoor.
9:1.0.1.1.3.6.34.4SECTION 3.128
     3.128 Space requirements.
9:1.0.1.1.3.6.35SUBJGRP 35
  Animal Health and Husbandry Standards
9:1.0.1.1.3.6.35.5SECTION 3.129
     3.129 Feeding.
9:1.0.1.1.3.6.35.6SECTION 3.130
     3.130 Watering.
9:1.0.1.1.3.6.35.7SECTION 3.131
     3.131 Sanitation.
9:1.0.1.1.3.6.35.8SECTION 3.132
     3.132 Employees.
9:1.0.1.1.3.6.35.9SECTION 3.133
     3.133 Separation.
9:1.0.1.1.3.6.35.10SECTION 3.134-3.135
     3.134-3.135 [Reserved]
9:1.0.1.1.3.6.36SUBJGRP 36
  Transportation Standards
9:1.0.1.1.3.6.36.11SECTION 3.136
     3.136 Consignments to carriers and intermediate handlers.
9:1.0.1.1.3.6.36.12SECTION 3.137
     3.137 Primary enclosures used to transport live animals.
9:1.0.1.1.3.6.36.13SECTION 3.138
     3.138 Primary conveyances (motor vehicle, rail, air, and marine).
9:1.0.1.1.3.6.36.14SECTION 3.139
     3.139 Food and water requirements.
9:1.0.1.1.3.6.36.15SECTION 3.140
     3.140 Care in transit.
9:1.0.1.1.3.6.36.16SECTION 3.141
     3.141 Terminal facilities.
9:1.0.1.1.3.6.36.17SECTION 3.142
     3.142 Handling.
9:1.0.1.1.4PART 4
PART 4 - RULES OF PRACTICE GOVERNING PROCEEDINGS UNDER THE ANIMAL WELFARE ACT
9:1.0.1.1.4.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General
9:1.0.1.1.4.1.37.1SECTION 4.1
     4.1 Scope and applicability of rules of practice.
9:1.0.1.1.4.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Supplemental Rules of Practice
9:1.0.1.1.4.2.37.1SECTION 4.10
     4.10 Summary action.
9:1.0.1.1.4.2.37.2SECTION 4.11
     4.11 Stipulations.
9:1.0.1.1.5PART 11
PART 11 - HORSE PROTECTION REGULATIONS
9:1.0.1.1.5.0.37.1SECTION 11.1
     11.1 Definitions.
9:1.0.1.1.5.0.37.2SECTION 11.2
     11.2 Prohibitions concerning exhibitors.
9:1.0.1.1.5.0.37.3SECTION 11.3
     11.3 Scar rule.
9:1.0.1.1.5.0.37.4SECTION 11.4
     11.4 Inspection and detention of horses.
9:1.0.1.1.5.0.37.5SECTION 11.5
     11.5 Access to premises and records.
9:1.0.1.1.5.0.37.6SECTION 11.6
     11.6 Inspection space and facility requirements.
9:1.0.1.1.5.0.37.7SECTION 11.7
     11.7 Certification and licensing of designated qualified persons (DQP's).
9:1.0.1.1.5.0.37.8SECTION 11.20
     11.20 Responsibilities and liabilities of management.
9:1.0.1.1.5.0.37.9SECTION 11.21
     11.21 Inspection procedures for designated qualified persons (DQPs).
9:1.0.1.1.5.0.37.10SECTION 11.22
     11.22 Records required and disposition thereof.
9:1.0.1.1.5.0.37.11SECTION 11.23
     11.23 Inspection of records.
9:1.0.1.1.5.0.37.12SECTION 11.24
     11.24 Reporting by management.
9:1.0.1.1.5.0.37.13SECTION 11.25
     11.25 Minimum penalties to be assessed and enforced by HIOs that license DQPs.
9:1.0.1.1.5.0.37.14SECTION 11.40
     11.40 Prohibitions and requirements concerning persons involved in transportation of certain horses.
9:1.0.1.1.5.0.37.15SECTION 11.41
     11.41 Reporting required of horse industry organizations or associations.
9:1.0.1.1.6PART 12
PART 12 - RULES OF PRACTICE GOVERNING PROCEEDINGS UNDER THE HORSE PROTECTION ACT
9:1.0.1.1.6.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General
9:1.0.1.1.6.1.37.1SECTION 12.1
     12.1 Scope and applicability of rules of practice.
9:1.0.1.1.6.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Supplemental Rules of Practice
9:1.0.1.1.6.2.37.1SECTION 12.10
     12.10 Stipulations.