(a)  Certifications may be renewed every five years provided that:

(1)           within the 12 months immediately preceding the application for certification renewal the Certified Euthanasia Technician has taken and passed a practical examination for each method of euthanasia for which they are seeking certification renewal;

(2)           the applicant receives up-to-date information about the method of euthanasia for which the applicant is seeking certification; and

(3)           the applicant receives training in stress management.

(b)  The applicant shall submit an application for certification renewal to the Animal Welfare Section.  The application shall be on a form created by the Animal Welfare Section and shall include a document from an approved Certified Euthanasia Technician trainer establishing that the applicant has passed a practical examination in the specific euthanasia techniques for which he or she is seeking certification.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 19A-24;

Eff. March 23, 2009.