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|Status:||Approved on March 17, 2009||Signatures and dates
on archival copy
|Initiated by:||Joe Adams|
Director of Environmental Health and Safety
The Ohio University
Executive Vice President and Provost
|Approved by:||Roderick J. McDavis|
|Date of Approval|
Following Last Full Review:
|March 17, 2009|
This policy describes the limitations relative to animals and animal pets in Ohio University-owned buildings, outside areas, and vehicles.
Animals and animal pets are generally not permitted within Ohio University buildings or vehicles. The only exceptions to this prohibition are:
Animals used in current teaching, research, and clinical activities, as approved by the Office of Research Compliance;
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;
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);
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.
|Administrative Policy Manual
Andrea Swart revised this page
(https://www.ohio.edu/policy/44-120.html) on August 1, 2017.
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