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January 21, 2013

Dangerous-dog clause questioned

Elmore SPCA questions, discusses Peru contract clause

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Glushko said there have been very few dangerous-dog calls over the last several years. Collectively, the councilors could only recall a couple of cases, and the dog in at least one case turned out to be friendly and playful.

Solari-Ruscoe agreed, noting that the community is very fortunate not to have a dangerous-dog problem.

WILL CLARIFY ROLE

The council will reconsider adopting Elmore’s contract with the inclusion of the dangerous-dog clause at its next meeting.

Meanwhile, Elmore representatives will meet in the near future with Ag and Market officials to discuss the state laws and clarify their role in providing such services as controlling dangerous dogs.

Elmore SPCA reopened last year after extensive renovations to its Telegraph Road facility and now offers expanded facilities and a no-kill environment for stray animals and also newborn puppies and kittens.

Email Jeff Meyers:

jmeyers@pressrepublican.com

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