Animal Welfare Act  Specifications for the Humane Handling, Care, Treatment, and Transportation of Dogs and Cats

FACILITIES AND OPERATING STANDARDS

§ 3.1 Housing facilities, general ………………………………………………………………………….

§ 3.2 Indoor housing facilities …………………………………………………………………………….

§ 3.3 Sheltered housing facilities ………………………………………………………………………..

§ 3.4 Outdoor housing facilities ………………………………………………………………………….

§ 3.5 Mobile or traveling housing facilities ………………………………………………………….

§ 3.6 Primary enclosures ……………………………………………………………………………………

The Animal Welfare Act was signed into law in 1966. It is the only Federal law in the United States that regulates the treatment of animals in research, exhibition, transport, and by dealers. Other laws, policies, and guidelines may include additional species coverage or specifications for animal care and use, but all refer to the Animal Welfare Act as the minimum acceptable standard. The Act is enforced by USDA, APHIS, Animal Care

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