Rule 2. The department may confer with the owner or operator of any pet shop, dog
pound, or animal shelter which is licensed under the act at any time necessary in the
administration of the act or these rules.
History: 1979 AC.
PART 2. LICENSING, REGISTRATION, ANIMAL TAGS, AND RECORDS
R 285.151.11 Pet shop licenses.
Rule 11. (1) A person operating or desiring to operate a pet shop shall apply for a
license on a form furnished upon request by the department. The completed application
form shall be filed with the department. The license is not transferable.
(2) A copy of the applicable standards shall be furnished with each application for
license and the applicant shall acknowledge receipt of the standards and agree to
comply with them by signing a form provided for such purpose. The form shall be
filed with the application for license.
(3) An applicant shall demonstrate that his facilities comply with the standards
required in these rules. If the applicant's facilities do not comply with the standards,
the applicant shall be advised in writing of deficiencies and the corrective measures
that shall be taken before facilities will be in compliance with the standards. After
January 1, 1971, if the applicant has an existing business and his facilities do not
comply with the standards and the applicant has been duly notified as to the corrective
measures necessary to comply with the standards, the director may issue a
temporary permit to operate such facility for a period of time, to be agreed upon in
writing by both parties for the purpose of bringing the facility into compliance. All
rules of sanitation shall be complied with as set forth in these rules.
(4) A licensee shall notify the department promptly of any change in name, address,
management, or substantial control or ownership of his business or operation.
(5) A person who has been an officer, agent, or employee of the licensee whose
license has been suspended or revoked, and who was responsible for, or participated in,
the violation upon which the order of suspension or revocation was based, will not
be licensed during the period in which the order of suspension or revocation is in
(6) A person whose license has been suspended or revoked shall not again be licensed in
his own name or in any other manner during the period in which the order of
suspension or revocation is in effect and a partnership, firm, or corporation in
which such a person has a substantial financial interest shall not be licensed during such
History: 1979 AC.
R 285.151.12 Dog pound and animal shelter registrations.