(1) A dog that has permanent canine teeth or that is six months of age or older must be inoculated against rabies, unless specifically exempted by rule of the Department of Human Services or the State Department of Agriculture.
(2) Unless pursuant to conditions specified in ORS 430.357 (Rules for ORS 430.345 to 430.380), any rules of the State Department of Agriculture or the Director of Human Services with respect to inoculation shall:
(a) Not apply to animals brought temporarily into the state for periods of less than 30 days but may require that the animals be kept under strict supervision by the owners of the animals.
(b) Not apply to dogs or to any other animal specifically exempted from the inoculation requirement by rule of the Department of Human Services or the State Department of Agriculture.
(3) The costs of all such required inoculations shall be borne by the owners of the animal. [1971 c.413 §7; 1975 c.750 §2; 2001 c.636 §3]