Arizona Arizona

Licensing Standards for DayCare Centers


R9-5-1006
Pets and Animals Kept on the Premises

A. The provider shall be responsible for the behavior, maintenance, and cleanliness of pets or other animals at the facility or on the grounds of the facility when enrolled children are present.

B. All dogs at the facility or on the grounds of the facility shall be vaccinated against rabies.

C. Pets shall be controlled to assure that proper sanitation at the facility or on the grounds of the facility is maintained and to assure that the animals are not a hazard to enrolled children, personnel, or visitors at the facility.

D. Pet dishes shall not be left on the floor or in reach of enrolled children.

E. Farm animals including horses, sheep, cattle, poultry, and foul shall be kept in an enclosed area which is not accessible to enrolled children.

Historical Mote

Adopted as an emergency effective July 3, 1989, pursuant to A.R.S. § 41 -1026, valid for only 90 days; Emergency rule readopted effective September 28, 1989, pursuant to A.R.S. § 41 -1026, valid for only 90 days (Supp. 89-3). Emergency rule readopted effective December 27, 1989, pursuant to A.R.S. § 41 -1026, valid for only 90 days (Supp. 89-4). Emergency rule readopted effective April 3, 1990, pursuant to A.R.S. § 41-1026, valid for only 90 days (Supp. 90-2). Emergency expired.
Emergency rule readopted effective July 9, 1990, pursuant to A.R.S. § 41-1026, valid for only 90 days (Supp. 90-3). Emergency rule permanently adopted effective October 4, 1990 (Supp. 90-4).


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