Slater, MO: City decides against BSL

Please THANK Slater officials for their smart decision to drop the breed-specific language in their proposed animal ordinance revisions.

Contact info for Slater officials:
Slater City Hall, 232 N. Main St., Slater, MO 65349
Ph: 660.529.2271
Fax: 660.529.2593
info@cityofslater.com

All alerts for Slater: http://stopbsl.com/?s=%22slater%2C+mo%22

Slater Council workshops pending animal laws

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

By MAGGIE MENDERSKI/Staff Writer

The Slater City Council workshopped the pending animal ordinance on Feb. 21, immediately following the regularly scheduled city council meeting.[…]

The council heeded several citizen recommendations during the latest workshop.

Breed-specific laws have been a source of deep controversy in each of the animal hearings. While the council has decided to write a strict vicious animal clause, it has decided against placing restrictions on specific breeds.

“The vet and the lawyers and everyone seems to say it shouldn’t be breed specific,” Allegri said. […]

Full article retrieved 2/22/12 from http://www.marshallnews.com/story/1818623.html

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