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TITLE 16ECONOMIC REGULATION
PART 4TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATION
CHAPTER 91DOG OR CAT BREEDERS PROGRAM
RULE §91.30Exemptions

(a) This section applies only to a dog bred with the intent that it be used primarily for:

  (1) herding livestock, as defined by §1.003, Agriculture Code, or other agricultural uses;

  (2) hunting, including tracking, chasing, pointing, flushing, or retrieving game; or

  (3) competing in field trials, hunting tests, or similar organized performance events.

(b) This chapter does not apply to a person to the extent the person breeds dogs described by subsection (a) for personal use. A person described by this subsection may conduct direct or indirect sales or exchanges in return for consideration of dogs described by subsection (a).

(c) Notwithstanding subsection (b), a person described by subsection (b) may be subject to the requirements of this chapter based on the person's activities with respect to animals other than dogs that are bred and used as described by this section.

(d) Dogs described by subsection (a) may not be counted for purposes of determining the number of adult intact female animals possessed by a person as described by §91.10(8).


Source Note: The provisions of this §91.30 adopted to be effective May 1, 2012, 37 TexReg 3075

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