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§2471.  Definitions

As used in this Part the following words shall have the following meanings ascribed to them:

(1)  "Adopter" means a person who is legally competent to enter into a contract and who is adopting or buying a dog or cat from a releasing agency.

(2)  "Adult animal" means any dog or cat that has reached the age of one hundred eighty days or six months or more.

(3)  "Releasing agency" means an animal pound, shelter, humane organization, or animal control agency, whether public or private.  The term does not include an individual who occasionally renders humane assistance or shelter in the individual's home to a dog or cat.

(4)  "Sterilization" means the surgical removal of the reproductive organs of a dog or cat in order to render the animal unable to reproduce.

Acts 1990, No. 567, §1, eff. July 19, 1990.

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