This subclass is indented under the class definition. Subject matter consisting of a device having a handle connected
to a goad or a lash, whereby selective contact of the goad or the lash
with an animal controls the movement or behavior of the animal.
subclasses 712+ for a device related to training, breaking or exercising
a horse or other animal, and subclasses 801+ for a device manipulated
by an attendant to catch and hold an animal.
This subclass is indented under subclass 2.1. Subject matter wherein the device has a goad which is electrically
charged and which, when placed in contact with an animal, causes
an electric shock to be produced in the animal.
Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices,
subclass 232 for electric charge generating or conducting means
specifically designed to provide an electric shock to a living being.
Combinations of subject matter in Class 361, subclass 232, with
a specifically claimed art device are classified with the art device.
If the art device is not provided for or is recited by name only
(see class definition of Class 361) the combination is classified
in Class 361.
Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application,
subclass 1 for an electric chair for applying electricity to
the human body including those for electrocution purposes and subclass 115
for miscellaneous devices for applying electricity to the human body.
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