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1721.0540 DEFINITIONS.

Subpart 1.


For the purposes of parts 1721.0540 to 1721.0580, the terms in this part have the meanings given them.

Subp. 2.

Positive rabies case.

"Positive rabies case" means an animal diagnosed as positive for rabies by a recognized laboratory or an animal determined by the board to be at high risk for having rabies.

Subp. 3.

Rabies vaccination certificate.

"Rabies vaccination certificate" means a certificate that documents that an animal has been vaccinated for rabies in accordance with parts 1721.0540 to 1721.0580 and the compendium. The completed certificate must be signed by the veterinarian who administered or supervised the administration of the vaccine. The certificate must include the following information:


name, address, and telephone number of the owner;


pet's name, breed, size, sex, age, species, and color;


vaccine name, manufacturer, serial number, expiration date, and duration of immunity;


rabies tag number;


date the vaccine was administered;


name, address, and license number of the veterinarian who administered or supervised the administration of the vaccine; and


due date of the next rabies vaccination.

Subp. 4.

Rabies specimen.

"Rabies specimen" means that part of an animal or an entire animal submitted for rabies examination.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 35.03


37 SR 1396

Published Electronically:

April 4, 2013

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