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44.120:   Animal Pets


Status:

Approved on March 17, 2009Signatures and dates
on archival copy

Effective:

when approved 

Initiated by:

Joe Adams
Director of Environmental Health and Safety
 

Endorsed by:

The Ohio University
Executive Staff

Kathy Krendl
Executive Vice President and Provost
 

Approved by:

Roderick J. McDavis
President
 

Date of Approval
Following Last Full Review:

March 17, 2009 


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Purpose

This policy describes the limitations relative to animals and animal pets in Ohio University-owned buildings, outside areas, and vehicles.


Plan

Animals and animal pets are generally not permitted within Ohio University buildings or vehicles. The only exceptions to this prohibition are:

  1. Animals used in current teaching, research, and clinical activities, as approved by the Office of Research Compliance;

  2. Licensed and specifically trained assistive, service, or medically required animals for persons with disabilities, or those animals being trained for such a purpose, as defined and approved by law;

  3. Fish in an aquarium of a capacity of 30 gallons or less (larger sizes must be approved by the Department of Environmental Health and Safety);

  4. Animals required by law (e.g., patrol dogs accompanying police or security officers).

All dogs in outside areas must be leashed, in accordance with Ohio leash laws. Leashed animals must not be left unattended and must not be tied to trees, railings, or similar immovable objects.


Policies and Procedures

None.


Reviewers

Proposed revisions of this policy should be reviewed by:

  1. President

  2. Executive Vice President and Provost

  3. Executive Staff

  4. Vice President for Research

  5. Vice President for Student Affairs

  6. Assistant Vice President for Safety and Risk Management

  7. Executive Director of Residential Housing

  8. Dean of Students

  9. Policy and Procedure Review Committee


Forms

There are no forms that are specific to this policy.


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Dick Piccard revised this file (http://www.ohio.edu/policy/44-120.html) on May 15, 2013.
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