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Request for Public Comment - Commercial Dog Breeding Health Rule

Commercial Dog Breeding Rule Package – Health Rule Only 

The rule in this package has been reviewed pursuant to Chapter 119 of the Revised Code and is being proposed as follows. The comment period will remain open through November 18, 2021. Comments may be emailed to ecomments@agri.ohio.gov or mailed to Legal Section, Ohio Department of Agriculture, 8995 E. Main St., Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068.

The rule is proposed as follows:

Rule 901:1-6-05 establishes health standards for dogs kept by high volume breeders. The rule is being amended further clarify the requirements for the health of adult dogs and puppies kept by high volume breeders. The rule is also amended to remove paragraphs that are no longer necessary.