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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