Animal Welfare Act  and Animal Welfare Regulations

ANIMAL WELFARE ACT

Sections

§ 2131 Congressional statement of policy …………………………………………………………….

§ 2132 Definitions ………………………………………………………………………………………………

§ 2133 Licensing of dealers and exhibitors……………………………………………………………..

§ 2134 Valid license for dealers and exhibitors required ………………………………………….

§ 2135 Time period for disposal of dogs or cats by dealers or exhibitors ……………………

§ 2136 Registration of research facilities, handlers, carriers and unlicensed exhibitors ……………………………………………………………………………………………….

§ 2137 Purchase of dogs or cats by research facilities prohibited except from

authorized operators of auction sales and licensed dealers or exhibitors ………….

§ 2138 Purchase of dogs or cats by United States Government facilities prohibited except from authorized operators of auction sales and licensed dealers

or exhibitors ……………………………………………………………………………………………

§ 2139 Principal-agent relationship established ………………………………………………………

§ 2140 Recordkeeping by dealers, exhibitors, research facilities, intermediate

handlers, and carriers ……………………………………………………………………………….

§ 2141 Marking and identification of animals ………………………………………………………..

§ 2142 Humane standards and recordkeeping requirements at auction sales ……………….

§ 2143 Standards and certification process for humane handling, care, treatment,

and transportation of animals …………………………………………………………………….

§ 2144 Humane standards for animals by United States Government facilities …………..

§ 2145 Consultation and cooperation with Federal, State, and local governmental

bodies by Secretary of Agriculture ……………………………………………

§ 2146 Administration and enforcement by Secretary ……………………………………………..

§ 2147 Inspection by legally constituted law enforcement agencies …………………………..

§ 2148 Importation of live dogs ……………………………………………………………………………

§ 2149 Violations by licensees ……………………………………………………………………………

§ 2150 [Repealed] …………………………………………………………………………………………….

§ 2151 Rules and regulations …………………………………………………………………………….

§ 2152 Separability …………………………………………………………………………………………..

§ 2153 Fees and authorization of appropriations …………………………………………………..

§ 2154 Effective dates ………………………………………………………………………………………

§ 2155 [Omitted] ………………………………………………………………………………………………

§ 2156 Animal fighting venture prohibition ………………………………………………………….

§ 2157 Release of trade secrets …………………………………………………………………………..

§ 2158 Protection of pets ……………………………………………………………………………………

§ 2159 Authority to apply for injunctions …………………………………………………………….

Loyal Dog Breeds: Golden Retriever | West Highland White Terrier | Rough Collie | Great Dane | German Shepherd | Pug Dog | St. Bernard | Pekingese | Havanese | Old English Sheepdog | Great Pyrenees | Labrador Retriever | Miniature Schnauzer | Chihuahua | Beagles Dog | American Cocker Spaniel | Irish Wolfhound | Kuvasz Dog | Akita Dog | Bichon Frise

Share the joy