(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 in current Euthanasia by Injection ('EBI') techniques pursuant to 02 NCAC 52J .0407;

(2)           the applicant attends a euthanasia re-certification course which reviews the current standards and guidelines on EBI; and

(3)           the applicant attends a training about stress management.

(b)  The applicant shall submit an application for certification renewal to the Animal Welfare Section. The application can be obtained by calling the Animal Welfare Section ('AWS') office at (919) 707-3280 and shall include a document from an approved Certified Euthanasia Technician trainer establishing that the applicant has passed a practical examination in the techniques of EBI.

(c)  The contents of the application shall include the following:

(1)           the name, phone number, email address, and mailing address for the applicant;

(2)           the name, registration number, and address of the shelter employing the applicant;

(3)           a checkbox to be filled in if the applicant has been convicted of a criminal offense as defined in the 02 NCAC 52J .0403(6); and

(4)           a notarized signature of the applicant.


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

Eff. March 23, 2009;

Readopted Eff. September 1, 2022.