New law gives Missouri state veterinarian ability to quarantine animals suspected of carrying contagious toxins

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Jefferson City, Mo. -- A new law, supported by the Missouri Veterinary Medical Association, allows the state veterinarian to quarantine animals suspected of carrying contagious toxins.

Jefferson City, Mo.

-- A new law, supported by the Missouri Veterinary Medical Association, allows the state veterinarian to quarantine animals suspected of carrying contagious toxins.

Governor Jay Nixon signed HB 1662 into law June 29.

The veterinarian can mandate holding the animal until the suspected toxin is eradicated or the animal is marked for permanent quarantine.

Previously, the veterinarian could only quarantine animals suspected of carrying contagious diseases.

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