In force: 2018-09-06
69. The rehabilitation of a mammal must take place in an animal keeping facility located less than 75 km from the place where the animal was found or captured in the case of the following animals:
(1) an animal belonging to the family canids (Canidae);
(2) a white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus);
(3) a striped skunk (Mephitis mephitis);
(4) a raccoon (Procyon lotor).
An animal that has been found or captured south of the St. Lawrence River may not however be rehabilitated in an animal keeping facility that is north of the River.
For the purposes of the first paragraph, the rehabilitation of a mammal found or captured in one of the fishing and hunting areas 12 to 14, 16 to 19, 22 to 24, 28 and 29 established by the Regulation respecting fishing and hunting areas (chapter C-61.1, r. 34) must take place in an animal keeping facility that is less than 150 km from the place where it was found or captured.
Any mammal referred to in the first paragraph must be vaccinated against rabies not later than 1 week after its arrival at the rehabilitation location, except for white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus).