(c.2) Shelters for dogs.--
(1) A person in charge or control of a dog which is kept
outdoors or in an unheated enclosure shall, at a minimum,
provide the dog with shelter and bedding as follows:
(i) The following shall apply:
(A) The shelter must be a moisture-proof and
wind-proof structure of suitable size to accommodate
the dog and allow retention of body heat. At minimum,
a shelter must meet the following dimensions:
(I) Depth - dog's length plus 12 inches.
(II) Width - dog's length plus 18 inches.
(III) Height - dog's height plus 3 inches on
the low side of the shelter and dog's height plus
9 inches on the high side of the shelter.
(B) The shelter must be made of durable material
with a solid, moisture-proof floor raised at least
three inches from the ground.
(C) The roof must extend eight inches over the
doorway to keep out rain.
(D) The shelter may not be constructed of any
material that readily conducts heat or cold.
(ii) Between May 1 and October 31, the person in
charge or control of the dog must ensure that the dog is
provided with shade from the direct rays of the sun.
(iii) Between November 1 and March 31, the structure
must have a windbreak at the entrance. The person in
charge or control of the dog must provide a sufficient
quantity of suitable bedding material to provide
insulation and protection against cold and dampness and
promote retention of body heat. Hay, blankets, rags or
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