ATCP 16.04(3)(d)2. 2. The number of the person's license under s. ATCP 16.02 (1), if any.
ATCP 16.04(3)(d)3. 3. The number of dogs that the person brings to the market.
ATCP 16.04(3)(d)4. 4. A description of each dog that the person brings to the market, including the dog's breed or type, sex, date of birth, or approximate age, color, and any distinctive markings. If the person brings a dog on behalf of another person, or brings a dog that the person has purchased from another person, the description shall indicate that fact and shall include the name and address of that other person.
ATCP 16.04(3)(d)5. 5. Documentation showing that each dog that the person brings to the market has received a rabies vaccination if required under s. 95.21 (2), Stats., and, if the dog has been imported into this state, has been imported in compliance with s. ATCP 10.80.
ATCP 16.04(3)(e) (e) Keeps the information required under par. (d) for at least 5 years, and makes that information available to the department for inspection and copying upon request.
ATCP 16.04(3)(f) (f) Allows the department to inspect the temporary dog market during market hours.
ATCP 16.04 Note Note: A person may obtain a one-time liquidation sale or temporary dog market form by calling (608) 224-4872, by visiting the department website at https://www.datcp.wi.gov or by writing to the following address:
ATCP 16.04 Note Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
ATCP 16.04 Note Division of Animal Health
ATCP 16.04 Note P.O. Box 8911
ATCP 16.04 Note Madison, WI 53708-8911
ATCP 16.04 History History: CR 10-100: cr. Register May 2011 No. 665, eff. 6-1-11; correction in (1) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register October 2015 No. 718; CR 18-032: am. (1), cr. (2) (g) Register October 2019 No. 766, eff. 11-1-19.
ATCP 16.06 ATCP 16.06 Applying for a license. A person shall apply for a license under s. ATCP 16.02 (1) on a form provided by the department. The application shall include all of the following:
ATCP 16.06(1) (1)The applicant's legal name and any business names under which the applicant may engage in an activity for which the license is required.
ATCP 16.06(2) (2)The applicant's principal business address.
ATCP 16.06(3) (3)The address of each location, other than the residence of a home custody service provider under s. ATCP 16.14 (2), at which the applicant may keep dogs in this state pursuant to the license. If an identified location is an animal control facility, animal shelter or dog breeding facility, the application shall disclose that fact.
ATCP 16.06(4) (4)A statement indicating whether, in connection with the applicant's licensed operation, the applicant may consign any dogs to individuals for home custody under s. ATCP 16.14 (2).
ATCP 16.06(5) (5)An identification of each activity under s. ATCP 16.02 (1) (a) to (f) in which the applicant may engage.
ATCP 16.06(6) (6)The total number of dogs that the applicant sold during the preceding license year from all locations identified under sub. (3) other than from animal control facilities and animal shelters. If the applicant did not sell any dogs from those locations during the preceding license year, the applicant shall report the total number of dogs that the applicant expects to sell from those locations during the license year for which application is made.
ATCP 16.06(7) (7)All license fees and surcharges required under s. ATCP 16.08.
ATCP 16.06(8) (8)If the applicant applies to be licensed as an out-of-state dog dealer, copies of all of the following:
ATCP 16.06(8)(a) (a) Any dog seller's license that the person is required to hold in the state from which that person operates in this state as an out-of-state dog dealer.
ATCP 16.06(8)(b) (b) Any dog seller's license that the person is required to hold under federal law.
ATCP 16.06 Note Note: A person may obtain a license by calling (608) 224-4872, by visiting the department website at https://www.datcp.wi.gov or by writing to the following address:
ATCP 16.06 Note Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
ATCP 16.06 Note Division of Animal Health
ATCP 16.06 Note P.O. Box 8911
ATCP 16.06 Note Madison, WI 53708-8911
ATCP 16.06 History History: CR 10-100: cr. Register May 2011 No. 665, eff. 6-1-11; corrections in (3) and (4) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register May 2011 No. 665.
ATCP 16.08 ATCP 16.08 License fees and surcharges. A license application under s. ATCP 16.06 shall include all of the following nonrefundable fees and surcharges, as applicable:
ATCP 16.08(1) (1)A license fee of $125 for each animal shelter or animal control facility that the applicant may operate during the license year. If the applicant operates a combined animal shelter and animal control facility at the same location, the $125 fee for that location covers the combined operations.
ATCP 16.08(2) (2)The following fee based on the number of dog sales reported under s. ATCP 16.06 (6):
ATCP 16.08(2)(a) (a) $250 if the number is at least 25 but less than 50.
ATCP 16.08(2)(b) (b) $500 if the number is at least 50 but less than 100.
ATCP 16.08(2)(c) (c) $750 if the number is at least 100 but less than 250.
ATCP 16.08(2)(d) (d) $1,000 if the number is at least 250.
ATCP 16.08 Note Note: The fee under sub. (2) is based on the total number of dogs sold by the applicant, regardless of the number of locations from which the applicant makes those sales.
ATCP 16.08(3) (3)If the applicant is an out-of-state dog seller, a fee that is 150 percent of the fee calculated under sub. (2).
ATCP 16.08(4) (4)A late renewal surcharge equal to 20 percent of all applicable license fees required under subs. (1) to (3) if the applicant seeks to renew a license after that license has expired.
ATCP 16.08(5) (5)A surcharge equal to the total of all applicable license fees required under subs. (1) to (3) if the department determines that any of the following apply:
ATCP 16.08(5)(a) (a) Within 365 days prior to submitting the license application, the applicant operated without a license required under s. ATCP 16.02 (1).
ATCP 16.08(5)(b) (b) The applicant knowingly misrepresented information in the applicant's license application for the preceding license year, in order to avoid payment of any required license fees.
ATCP 16.08 Note Note: A surcharge payment under sub. (5) does not relieve the applicant of any other penalties or liabilities that the applicant may incur as a result of any act or omission under sub. (5), but does not constitute evidence of a law violation.
ATCP 16.08(6) (6)Any unpaid reinspection fee properly charged under s. ATCP 16.12 (6).
ATCP 16.08 History History: CR 10-100: cr. Register May 2011 No. 665, eff. 6-1-11; CR 18-032: am. (4), (5) (intro.) Register October 2019 No. 766, eff. 11-1-19.
ATCP 16.10 ATCP 16.10 Issuing or withdrawing a license.
ATCP 16.10(1)(1)Timely action on license application. The department shall grant or deny a license application under s. ATCP 16.06 within 30 business days after all of the following have occurred:
ATCP 16.10(1)(a) (a) The department has received a complete application, including all required fees and surcharges.
ATCP 16.10(1)(b) (b) The department has completed any pre-license inspection required under s. ATCP 16.12 (2).
ATCP 16.10(2) (2)Denying, suspending or revoking a license.
ATCP 16.10(2)(a)(a) The department may deny a license application under s. ATCP 16.06 or suspend or revoke a license issued under s. ATCP 16.02 (1) if the applicant or license holder fails to comply with applicable licensing requirements; is not fit, qualified or equipped to conduct the activity for which the license is required; has violated or failed to obey a relevant law, order, or regulation; or has misrepresented or failed to disclose any material fact in a license application.
ATCP 16.10(2)(b) (b) Whenever the department denies, suspends, or revokes a license under par. (a), the department shall give the applicant or license holder a written notice that does all of the following:
ATCP 16.10(2)(b)1. 1. Specifies the reasons for the denial, suspension, or revocation.
ATCP 16.10(2)(b)2. 2. Notifies the applicant or license holder that he or she may request a hearing on the denial, suspension, or revocation by filing a written request with the department within 10 days after receiving the notice. The department shall promptly consider the hearing request, following the procedures set forth in ch. ATCP 1.
ATCP 16.10(3) (3)Conditional license. The department may issue a license under s. ATCP 16.02 (1) on a conditional basis, contingent upon pertinent circumstances or acts. If a license is conditioned upon compliance with specific requirements within a specific time period, and the license holder fails to comply with those requirements within that time period, the license is void.
ATCP 16.10(4) (4)Summary license suspension.
ATCP 16.10(4)(a) (a) The department may by written notice, without prior notice or hearing, suspend a license issued under s. ATCP 16.02 (1) if the department finds any of the following based on reasonable evidence:
ATCP 16.10(4)(a)1. 1. That the license holder or the license holder's employee or agent has violated this chapter, and that the violation imminently threatens the health, safety, or welfare of any dog.
ATCP 16.10(4)(a)2. 2. That the license holder or the license holder's employee or agent has committed an act of animal cruelty in violation of ch. 951, Stats.
ATCP 16.10(4)(b) (b) A suspension notice under par. (a) shall include the notice required under sub. (2) (b).
ATCP 16.10(4)(c) (c) A suspension notice under par. (a) may specify a reinspection date, and may specify conditions that must be met in order for the license to be reinstated.
ATCP 16.10(4)(d) (d) The department may at any time reinstate a license that has been summarily suspended under this subsection if the department finds that circumstances warrant reinstatement.
ATCP 16.10 History History: CR 10-100: cr. Register May 2011 No. 665, eff. 6-1-11.
ATCP 16.12 ATCP 16.12 Inspecting licensed operations.
ATCP 16.12(1)(1)General.
ATCP 16.12(1)(a)(a) The department may at any time during reasonable hours inspect any place at which a person who is required to be licensed under s. ATCP 16.02 (1) engages in any activity for which that license is required, regardless of whether that person owns or operates that place.
ATCP 16.12(2) (2)Pre-license inspections. Before the department licenses a person to keep dogs at a location identified under s. ATCP 16.06 (3) at which the person was not previously licensed to keep dogs, the department shall inspect that location. The department shall conduct the inspection within 60 business days after the department receives a complete license application under s. ATCP 16.06.
ATCP 16.12(3) (3)Biennial inspections. The department shall inspect, at least once in every 2 license years, each location identified under s. ATCP 16.06 (3) at which a license holder is licensed to keep dogs.
ATCP 16.12(4) (4)Scope of inspection. An inspection required under sub. (2) or (3) shall examine compliance with applicable requirements under this chapter, including applicable requirements related to recordkeeping, dog health, and standards of care.
ATCP 16.12(5) (5)Inspection report.
ATCP 16.12(5)(a) (a) Whenever the department performs an inspection under this section, the department shall provide the license applicant or license holder with a written inspection report.
ATCP 16.12(5)(b) (b) A license holder who keeps dogs at any location identified under s. ATCP 16.06 (3) shall post a copy of the most recent inspection report related to that location in a prominent place at that location. The inspection report shall be posted so that it can be easily noticed and read by persons visiting the licensed location.
ATCP 16.12(6) (6)Reinspection fees. The department may charge, to the holder of a license under s. ATCP 16.02 (1), a reinspection fee of $150 for a reinspection that the department makes to determine whether that person has corrected a previous violation of this chapter, noted on a previous inspection report. The department may not charge a reinspection fee under this subsection for a routine or regularly scheduled inspection, or for an inspection that is required under this chapter.
ATCP 16.12 History History: CR 10-100: cr. Register May 2011 No. 665, eff. 6-1-11.
ATCP 16.14 ATCP 16.14 Records kept by license holders.
ATCP 16.14(1)(1)General. A person who is required to be licensed under s. ATCP 16.02 (1) shall keep all of the records required under this section. The person shall keep the records, in written or readily readable electronic form, at the principal business location identified under s. ATCP 16.06 (2). The person shall retain the records for at least 5 years after they are made, and shall make them available to the department for inspection and copying upon request.
ATCP 16.14(2) (2)Dog locations. A person licensed under s. ATCP 16.02 (1) shall keep a record of each location at which dogs are kept pursuant to the license. The record shall include the address of each location, and the name of the individual responsible for administering that location. If the license holder consigns a dog to a home custody provider, the license holder shall record the name and address of that individual.
ATCP 16.14(3) (3)Dog records. A person licensed under s. ATCP 16.02 (1) shall keep all of the following records related to each dog over which that person exercises custody or control at any time during the license year, including any dog that the person consigns to a home custody provider:
ATCP 16.14(3)(a) (a) A description of the dog including the dog's breed or type, sex, date of birth or approximate age, color, and distinctive markings.
ATCP 16.14(3)(b) (b) The location at which the dog is kept, including the address of any home custody provider.
ATCP 16.14(3)(c) (c) Any United States department of agriculture official identification assigned to the dog and any other identification tag, tattoo, or microchip information.
ATCP 16.14(3)(d) (d) A statement that the dog was born under the license holder's custody or control, if that is the case.
ATCP 16.14(3)(e) (e) All of the following information if the dog was not born under the license holder's custody or control:
ATCP 16.14(3)(e)1. 1. The date on which the license holder acquired custody or control over the dog.
ATCP 16.14(3)(e)2. 2. The identity of the person from whom the license holder acquired custody or control of the dog. The record shall include the person's name, address, and United States department of agriculture animal care facility license or registration number if any.
ATCP 16.14(3)(f) (f) All of the following information if the dog is no longer under the license holder's custody or control:
ATCP 16.14(3)(f)1. 1. The date on which the dog left the license holder's custody or control.
ATCP 16.14(3)(f)2. 2. The disposition of the dog.
ATCP 16.14(3)(f)3. 3. The identity of the person, if any, to whom the license holder transferred custody or control of the dog.
Loading...
Loading...
Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.