(a) No animal shall be euthanized by any animal control officer, licensee, permittee,
officer of an animal shelter or officer of a pound by any means, method, agent or
device, or in any way, except through the most current, approved euthanasia methods
established by the American veterinary medical association panel on euthanasia. The commissioner shall promulgate rules and regulations by December 31, 2015, regarding
acceptable methods of euthanasia. Such acceptable methods may be more stringent than those established by the American
veterinary medical association.
(b) This section shall be part of and supplemental to article 17 of chapter 47 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto.
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