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Section 956.02 | Exempted facilities.


All of the following are not required to obtain a license under this chapter or comply with any other requirements of this chapter and rules adopted under it:

(A) Medical kennels for dogs ;

(B) Research kennels for dogs ;

(C) Animal shelters for dogs that are operated by a municipal corporation or by a county under Chapter 955. of the Revised Code ;

(D) Animal shelters for dogs that are operated by a humane society;

(E) Veterinarians that provide clinical care and are not engaged in the practice of dog breeding.

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