PET SHOPS, DOG POUNDS, AND ANIMAL SHELTERS (EXCERPT)
Act 287 of 1969
287.332 Rules; promulgation.
(1) The department may promulgate rules to accomplish the purposes of this act and to establish minimum standards for the housing, care, and handling of animals to insure the humane care and handling of animals. The department may also promulgate rules to establish minimum standards for large-scale dog breeding kennels. The rules shall be promulgated in accordance with the administrative procedures act of 1969, 1969 PA 306, MCL 24.201 to 24.328.
(2) Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, until the department promulgates rules under subsection (1), a large-scale dog breeding kennel is subject to R 285.151.1 to R 285.151.41 of the Michigan administrative code. Notwithstanding R 285.151.25 of the Michigan administrative code, in a large-scale dog breeding kennel, a female dog in estrus may be housed with intact male dogs for the purpose of breeding.
History: 1969, Act 287, Eff. Mar. 20, 1970
Am. 2016, Act 392, Eff. Mar. 29, 2017
Admin Rule: R 285.151.1 et seq. of the Michigan Administrative Code.
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