Please THANK Slater officials for their smart decision to drop the breed-specific language in their proposed animal ordinance revisions.
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Slater City Hall, 232 N. Main St., Slater, MO 65349
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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. […]
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