Texas Health & Safety Code - Section 821.052. Methods Of Euthanasia
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Section: 821.021 821.0211 821.022 821.023 821.024 821.025 821.051 821.052 821.053 821.054 821.055 821.056 821.057 822.001 822.002
§ 821.052. METHODS OF EUTHANASIA. (a) A person may
euthanize a dog or cat in the custody of an animal shelter only by
administering sodium pentobarbital or commercially compressed
(b) A person may euthanize all other animals in the custody
of an animal shelter, including birds and reptiles, only in
accordance with the applicable methods, recommendations, and
procedures set forth in the 2000 Report of the American Veterinary
Medical Association Panel on Euthanasia as modified or superseded
by a subsequent report of the American Veterinary Medical
Association Panel on Euthanasia that is approved by the board.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 30, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.
Last modified: August 11, 2007