B-3.1, r. 0.1 - Regulation respecting the welfare and safety of domestic companion animals and equines

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In force: 2024-02-10
44. A rabbit, a ferret or a guinea pig kept confined in a cage must be let out of the cage at least 5 times per week, on different days, for a minimum of 30 minutes, to move about freely.
The requirements provided for in the first paragraph do not apply in the following cases:
(1)  the cage has an exercise area without partitions of a minimum of 3 m long by 2 m wide;
(2)  the animal is kept less than 2 months in a pet shop, boarding establishment or premises where animals are taken in with a view to transferring them to a new place of custody, euthanizing them or having them euthanized by a third person.
O.C. 1445-2022, s. 44.