15.14.04.11

.11 Animal Control Record Keeping.

An owner licensed under this chapter shall ensure that:

A. Proper records of all animal control activities that involve the use of drugs are created and maintained;

B. A record of drugs used for animal control purposes received and used by an animal control facility are kept in a consecutively numbered bound book and meet the requirements of COMAR 10.19.03, including, but are not limited to:

(1) Inventory of all drug receipts;

(2) Drug administrations; and

(3) Any distributions of drugs;

C. The animal control and euthanasia records are maintained on the business premises for a period of at least 2 years;

D. The animal control facility records are filed and documented in chronological order to include, but not be limited to, the following information for each animal:

(1) Identification of the animal, including:

(a) Species; and

(b) Weight;

(2) Drugs administered;

(3) Amount of the drug that was used for the procedure;

(4) Initials of the person who administered the drug; and

(5) Date of euthanasia or control procedure; and

E. All records are kept for a period of 2 years from the purchase date of the drug.