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Act 287 of 1969
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PET SHOPS, DOG POUNDS, AND ANIMAL SHELTERS

Act 287 of 1969

AN ACT to regulate pet shops, animal control shelters, and animal protection shelters; to establish uniform procedures and minimum requirements for adoption of dogs, cats, and ferrets; and to prescribe penalties and civil fines and to provide remedies.


History: 1969, Act 287, Eff. Mar. 20, 1970 ;-- Am. 1997, Act 7, Eff. Jan. 1, 1998


© 2015 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 287.331SectionDefinitions.
Section 287.332SectionRules; promulgation.
Section 287.333SectionLicense required.
Section 287.334SectionApplication for pet shop licenses; fee; deposit; filing of completed license application; report; “completed application” defined.
Section 287.335SectionInspection of pet shop premises.
Section 287.335aSectionProhibited conduct.
Section 287.336SectionAnimal control shelter, animal protection shelter, or large-scale dog breeding kennel; registration.
Section 287.337SectionAnimal control shelter, animal protection shelter, or large-scale dog breeding kennel; registration application; form.
Section 287.338SectionAnimal control shelter or animal protection shelter; inspection; compliance.
Section 287.338aSectionAnimal control shelter or animal protection shelter; alteration of dog, cat, or ferret.
Section 287.338bSectionAnimal control shelter or animal protection shelter; use of ICHAT to determine prior criminal history for animal abuse offense; subsection (1) inapplicable to pet shop; section to be referred to as "Logan's law"; "animal" defined.
Section 287.338cSectionConsideration of individual's criminal history; decision to not allow individual to adopt animal; section to be referred to as "animal adoption protection act."
Section 287.339SectionPerson breeding his or her own animals or person subject to MCL 287.381 to 287.395; applicability of act.
Section 287.339aSectionAnimal control shelter or animal protection shelter; maintenance of records.
Section 287.339bSectionViolation of act or rule; sanctions; court action or order.
Section 287.339cSectionLarge-scale dog breeding kennel; records.
Section 287.339dSectionReport.
Section 287.340SectionViolations; penalty.
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