08.03.12.14

.14 Outdoor Facilities.

A. When sunlight is likely to cause overheating or discomfort of animals, sufficient shade by natural or artificial means shall be provided to allow animals kept outdoors to protect themselves from direct sunlight.

B. Natural or artificial shelter appropriate to the local climatic conditions for a species shall be provided for animals kept outdoors to afford sufficient protection and to prevent discomfort. Individual animals shall be acclimated before they are exposed to extremes of weather.