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37 Pa. Code § 309.1. Definitions.

§ 309.1. Definitions.

 The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, have the following meanings:

   Kennel—A kennel as defined in section 102 of the Dog Law (3 P. S. §  459-101) or a dealer licensed by the United States Department of Agriculture under section 4 of the Animal Welfare Act (7 U.S.C.A. §  2134).

   Pet shop—A pet shop-kennel as defined in section 102 of the Dog Law.

   Seller—A kennel, pet shop operator or other individual who sells dogs to the public and who owns or operates a kennel or pet shop licensed by the Department of Agriculture or the United States Department of Agriculture. The term does not include nonprofit kennels as defined under section 102 of the Dog Law.

   Veterinarian—An individual licensed under the laws of the Commonwealth or another state to practice veterinary medicine and surgery.

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