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By Katie Teachout
The Journal 

City demands accountability from dog owners

 

Last updated 6/18/2020 at 12:46pm



LIND — Council members adopted an amendment to the ordinance regarding household pets at the June 9 meeting.

The amendment states a written record will be kept that includes a general description of dogs seized, and the animal shall be held for 48 hours from the time of impounding, exclusive of holidays and Sundays.

Reasonable effort shall be made to contact the owner. The fee will be $60 for the first occurrence and $100 for a second or subsequent occurrence. An additional charge of $10 per day will be added until the animal is claimed, or it is surrendered to an Adams county animal shel...



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