Marshalltown, IA: Vicious dogs: Three strikes and you’re out? (not BSL)

Vicious dogs: Three strikes and you’re out?

August 18, 2009

[…] Immediately categorized as vicious, an owner would face a first-offense fine of $25.

The second offense would impose a $100 fine with mandatory spaying or neutering of the dog at the owner’s expense. The animal will also have to be micro-chipped and its owner would have to acquire necessary insurance.

A third offense would subsequently result in forfeiture of the animal – without return – to the ARL and after a yet-to-be-determined grace period, the dog would be euthanized.[…]

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