16. When an animal is kept in a cage or enclosure, the floor must be in good condition and comply with the following requirements:
(1) the floor is flat and has a non-slip surface;
(2) the floor supports the animal without sagging; and
(3) the animal’s paws cannot pass through or get stuck in the spaces between its constituent parts or in the holes.
If the floor is made of wire mesh or trellis, it must be coated with synthetic material to prevent injuries or discomfort for the animal, such as plastic.
O.C. 1188-2011, s. 16; O.C. 1021-2013, s. 5.