Holland Twp., NJ: Wolf-dog ban passes first vote in Holland Township [BSL]

Crossposted from BSL-UPDATES

This part is interesting — “Because it has not been proven that rabies vaccine works on wolf-dogs, they cannot be licensed.” The comments (at the link below) from the dog owner’s neighbors are generally supportive of the owner — one admits to accidentally breaching the fence with farming equipment, and another is more concerned about night-time howling than any genuine safety issue.

Wolf-dog ban passes first vote in Holland Township

by John Monteith/Hunterdon County Democrat

Wednesday September 02, 2009, 12:00 PM

HOLLAND TWP. — A proposed ordinance “states clearly that the dogs have got to go,” said Committeeman Robert Peabody at a packed-house meeting of the Township Committee last night. […]

The ordinance, which was introduced last night, says no one can keep a dog that cannot be licensed. Because it has not been proven that rabies vaccine works on wolf-dogs, they cannot be licensed.[…]

Full article retrieved 9/3/09 from http://www.nj.com/hunterdon-county-democrat/index.ssf/2009/09/wolfdog_ban_passes_first_vote.html

One response to “Holland Twp., NJ: Wolf-dog ban passes first vote in Holland Township [BSL]

  1. the people scare me way more than the wolves these days. its a bullshit technicality about the vaccines. All the dogs have been vaccinated its just not yet recognized by the FDA. The dogs have every right to be there, having lived there for more than three years. if you don’t like it LEAVE.