(a) A certified animal euthanasia technician may euthanize animals assigned to the care of an animal control facility.
(b) A certified animal euthanasia technician shall practice euthanasia within the limitations imposed by this article and rules promulgated by the board under this article.
(c) A certified animal euthanasia technician may not practice or offer to practice his or her profession outside the direct authority of the animal control facility which employs him or her or otherwise contracts for his or her services.
(d) A certified animal euthanasia technician is not qualified and may not indicate that he or she is qualified to act in any capacity relative to animals beyond his or her specified and regulated authority to euthanize animals at the instruction of the animal control facility by which he or she is employed.
(e) Annually, before January 15, a certified animal euthanasia technician shall report to the board the number of animals euthanized at his or her facility during the previous calendar year.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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