08.03.12.09

.09 Exemptions for Licensed Veterinarians.

A. A licensed veterinarian may serve as a consultant to an apprentice or master class permittee without a permit allowing a person to rehabilitate wildlife.

B. A licensed veterinarian without a permit allowing a person to rehabilitate wildlife may treat wild animals, protected birds, or protected mammals in the office or clinic if the animals are not kept at the veterinary office or clinic longer than 48 hours.

C. A licensed veterinarian shall notify the Department within 24 hours if the veterinarian is holding any State or federally listed threatened or endangered species.