(1)“Exotic animal” has the meaning given by ORS 609.305 (“Exotic animal” defined).
(2)“Facility” means the cage(s), compound(s), room(s), building(s), or other premises specified in a Permit in which the exotic animal(s) is/are to be confined or maintained.
(3)“Keep” does not include the temporary holding of an exotic animal at an animal shelter operated by a city or county, or the immediate transportation of an abandoned, neglected or abused exotic animal to such a Facility.
(4)“Permit” means a document issued by the Department which authorizes (subject to other laws) the Permittee to keep one or more specified exotic animals in captivity at a Facility for a stated period of time.
(5)“Permittee” means the person authorized by a Permit to keep an identified species of exotic animal.
(6)“Species” means the class of an exotic feline, non-human primate, exotic canine,or any exotic bear or any crocodilian.
(7)“Hybrid” means any animal that is produced by crossing at least one exotic animal with any other species of subspecies.
(8)“Domestic animal” means domestic cat (Felis catus), domestic dog (Canis familiaris) and does not include livestock as defined in ORS 607.125
Rule 603-011-0700 — Definitions,