.01 Definitions.

A. For the purpose of this chapter "companion animal" means any rabbit, bird, rodent, fish, reptile, amphibian, nonhuman primate, and other species of animal kept for pleasure rather than utility and accustomed to living in or about human habitation.

B. "Companion animal" also means any dog or cat, regardless of its utilitarian purpose.

C. "Companion animal" does not include:

(1) Horses, cattle, sheep, goats, swine, or poultry; or

(2) Any other animals kept for bona fide research or agricultural uses.