California Code, Food and Agricultural Code (Formerly Agricultural Code) - FAC - FAC CA FOOD & AG § 32003




All public pounds and private shelters shall keep accurate records on each animal taken up, medically treated, or impounded.  The records shall include all of the following information and any other information required by the California Veterinary Medical Board:

(a) The date the animal was taken up, medically treated, euthanized, or impounded.

(b) The circumstances under which the animal was taken up, medically treated, euthanized, or impounded.

(c) The names of the personnel who took up, medically treated, euthanized, or impounded the animal.

(d) A description of any medical treatment provided to the animal and the name of the veterinarian of record.

(e) The final disposition of the animal, including the name of the person who euthanized the animal or the name and address of the adopting party.  These records shall be maintained for three years after the date the animal's impoundment ends.





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