Independence, KY: Dog law stiffened in Kentucky town (not BSL)

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Dog law stiffened in Kentucky town

Associated Press
Nov. 3, 2009, 8:56AM

INDEPENDENCE, Ky. — Dogs will no longer get a “free bite” in Independence.

Officials in the northern Kentucky city put more teeth into the animal control ordinance on Monday by removing a provision that a dog couldn’t be declared vicious until after it bit someone.[…]

The new ordinance doesn’t specify any breed […]

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