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§ 499.1. Definitions

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 4. Animals

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 4. Animals (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 14A. Dog and Cat Sterilization Act
4 Okl.St.Ann. § 499.1
§ 499.1. Definitions
As used in the Dog and Cat Sterilization Act:
1. “Neuter” means to render a male dog or cat unable to reproduce;
2. “New owner” or “owner” means a person legally competent to enter into a contract acquiring a dog or cat from a releasing agency;
3. “Releasing agency” means any pound, shelter, or humane society organization, whether public or private;
4. “Spay” means to remove the ovaries of a female dog or cat in order to render said animal unable to reproduce; and
5. “Sterilization” means to spay or neuter a dog or cat.


Laws 1986, c. 204, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 1986.
4 Okl. St. Ann. § 499.1, OK ST T. 4 § 499.1
Current with legislation of the First Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2023) and the First Extraordinary Session of the 59th Legislature (2023). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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