New York Consolidated Laws, Public Health Law - PBH § 505-a. Purchase of certain animals for scientific tests

It shall be unlawful for any laboratory or institution approved under this article, to purchase any dog or cat for experimental purposes unless the seller thereof shall provide proof of ownership of the animal of a sufficiency prescribed by the commissioner.  Every such laboratory or institution shall keep a record of each such purchase with the name and address of the seller and a copy of the proof of ownership given at the time of the transaction.

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