SECTION .0900 ANIMAL SHELTER SUPPORT FUND

 

02 NCAC 52J .0901 ELIGIBLE EXPENSES

Eligible expenses include:

(1) Veterinary costs Grant money may be requested for veterinary expenditures incurred for the assessment, diagnostic and triage evaluation, medical treatment, minor surgical treatment, medications, first aid and minor medical supplies, vaccinations, parasite control/treatment, or euthanasia of animals housed at the shelter.

(2) Sanitation costs Grant money may be requested for expenditures related to sanitation of the shelter, including detergent/disinfectant supplies, cleaning supplies, labor costs for the sanitation of the shelter, and waste and carcass disposal costs.

(3) Animal sustenance and supplies Grant money may be requested for expenditures for animal food, provision of water to the shelter, and food and water bowls or buckets, as well as labor costs for the feeding and watering of the shelter animals.

(4) Temporary housing and sheltering of animals Grant money may be requested for expenditures for animal cages and kennels, animal transport carriers, tarps, fencing, dog or cat houses and other construction supplies, as well as labor costs or equipment or facility leasing expenses incurred during the construction or repair of temporary animal housing.

(5) Administrative Costs Grant money may be requested for administrative costs such as salaries, wages, mailing, copying, and printing.

(6) Capital Expenditures Grant money may be requested for capital expenditures for facility repairs, purchase of land or building(s) and equipment costs such as kennels, runs, or automated sanitation systems.

(7) Grant money may be requested for administrative costs and capital expenditures as described in Items (5) and (6) of this Rule only if such costs are directly required for the facility to comply with the AWA (G.S. 19A-20 through 31) or the rules adopted by the Board of Agriculture (02 NCAC 52J) implementing that Act.

 

History Note: Authority G.S. 19A-67; 19A-68;

Temporary Adoption Eff. November 29, 2016;

Temporary Adoption Expired Eff. September 11, 2017;

Eff. November 1, 2017;

Readopted Eff. September 1, 2022;

Amended Eff. December 1, 2023.