5C-27.001. Dogs or Cats - Intrastate Transfer of Ownership

Effective on Monday, May 7, 2018
  • 1(1) Prior to the transfer of ownership by sale of a dog or cat within the state, the owner, broker or transferor of the dog or cat shall first obtain an official certificate of veterinary inspection in accordance with section 41828.29, F.S. 43The following are acceptable as official certificates of veterinary inspection:

    53(a) An Official Certificate of Veterinary Inspection of Intrastate Sale of a Dog or Cat, FDACS-09085, Rev. 01/18, herby incorporated by reference and available online at 79http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/referencde.asp?No=Ref-0931881. Copies may also be obtained from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Animal Industry, Bronson Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, 2700 N. John Young Parkway, Kissimmee, FL 34741, (321)697-1400.

    114(b) An official electronic certificate of veterinary inspection that includes all information required by section 129828.29, F.S.

    131(2) The original official certificate of veterinary inspection shall be provided to the owner or agent to whom ownership is being transferred.

    153Rulemaking Authority 155570.07(23) FS. 157Law Implemented 159585.14, 160585.145, 161828.29 FS. 163History–New 2-3-08, Amended 5-7-18.


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