Lubbock, TX: Residents urge tougher dog laws after horses killed

Texas state law prohibits BSL, so Lubbock cannot consider BSL an option.

Residents urge tougher dog laws after horses killed

Friday, November 13, 2009
Story last updated at 11/13/2009 – 10:15 am

[…] The council did recently pass an ordinance to address loose dogs.

The ordinance will require all pets be spayed or neutered if authorities catch them loose on two occasions, said Quincy White, assistant city manager.

[…] Meanwhile, animal control officers have been trying to increase response times to animal calls and are setting large traps to catch more loose dogs.

And Byrd said officials have been more aggressive in pursuing dangerous-animal hearings – there are generally two to three a month.[…]

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