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Misc. Topics => Legislation and News => Topic started by: Newcastle on January 21, 2008, 12:42:59 PM

Title: Dallas panel approves proposals to combat stray animals, neglect
Post by: Newcastle on January 21, 2008, 12:42:59 PM
Dallas: Tighter limits target neglect, strays; council vote ahead
11:42 PM CST on Thursday, January 17, 2008
DAVE LEVINTHAL / The Dallas Morning News

  Pet number limits. Mandatory spaying and neutering of most dogs and cats. A partial ban on chaining animals to trees or posts.

  These are among the recommendations Dallas' Animal Shelter Commission unanimously approved Thursday night, agreeing that the city's stray animal population is out of control and too many pets are being neglected by owners....

    •Requiring all dogs and cats to be spayed and neutered, except those owned by people with breeder permits issued by the city government. Animals under 4 months old and those exhibiting applicable medical conditions would also be exempt. Breeder permits would cost $500 annually and would subject those in possession to random city inspections....

Full story  - http://tinyurl.com/34a7xr

Title: Re: Dallas panel approves proposals to combat stray animals, neglect
Post by: Bugsys Mom on January 21, 2008, 12:44:47 PM
It seems like this trend is really sweeping the nation.  Scary.