02 NCAC 52J .0303          FOOD AND WATER REQUIREMENTS

If dogs and cats are transported for a period of more than 12 hours:

(1)           The vehicle shall stop at least once every 12 hours for a period of one hour.  During the one hour stop, potable water shall be continuously provided for dogs and cats.

(2)           Adult dogs and cats shall be fed at least once during each 24 hour period.  Puppies and kittens less than six months of age shall be fed every six hours.

(3)           Dogs shall be removed from the vehicle, given fresh water and given the opportunity for exercise if they have been confined in the vehicle for 36 hours.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 19A‑24;

Eff. April 1, 1984.