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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 Second Regular Session and First and Second Extraordinary Sessions of the 58th Legislature (2022).
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