RS 40:1269.2     

§1269.2. Definitions

            For the purpose of this Part:

            (1) "Dog" means any member of the canine family or species.

            (2) "Owner" means any person who keeps in his care or harbors or who has the custody of a dog.

            (3) "Inoculation" means the injection, subcutaneously or otherwise, of animal anti-rabies vaccine as approved by the Louisiana Department of Health.

            (4) "Rabies" means hydrophobia (madness), the infectious disease of the brain transmitted by specific virus which occurs in saliva.

            (5) "Local health authority" means any parish or municipal board, officer, department or other agency charged with the responsibility of preserving the public health.

            Added by Acts 1954, No. 663, §1. Amended by Acts 1978, No. 786, §5, eff. July 17, 1978; Redesignated from R.S. 40:1276 by HCR 84 of 2015 R.S.