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Kennels and Pet Shops

*Kennels and pet shops can operate as an essential business during the Shelter  in Place Order under the following conditions:
  • The business provides care for animals belonging to essential workers;
  • Grooming services are not open for walk-in business or routine grooming appointments (maintenance); and
  • Grooming is provided due to the animals health. For example, the animal has fleas, the animal was sprayed by a skunk, or has an ingrown nail that can become infected.
To the extent that grooming services are provided in this limited capacity, they must comply with social distancing requirements and are encouraged to comply with:
Attachment A: Social Distancing Protocol from the March 31 Shelter In Place Order.