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MCER NO. 10-10:  PROPOSED DEPARTMENT OF POLICE REGULATION

                            Animal Cruelty Conditions for Dogs

 

SUMMARY:  The proposed amendments establish regulations to better protect the welfare of dogs by ensuring 1) that someone is present when a dog is tethered, 2) that a dog has adequate space when kept in a pen, 3) that a dog has adequate shelter to protect it from the elements during overnight hours.  The proposed regulation would supersede Executive Regulation 5-01.

 

COMMENTS:  Written comments must be submitted by July 31, 2010, to Captain Michael Wahl, Police Department/Animal Services Division, 14645 Rothgeb Drive, Rockville, MD  20850, 240-773-5900.  Email:  Michael.wahl@montgomerycountymd.gov

 

AUTHORIZATION AND PROCEDURAL METHOD:  Montgomery County Code, 2004, Section 5-201 (b).  Method 2.

 

COPIES OF THE PROPOSED REGULATION:  A copy of the proposed regulation may be obtained from Patricia Ranshaw, Police Department/Animal Services Division, 14645 Rothgeb Drive, Rockville, MD  20850, 240-773-5931.  Email:  patricia.ranshaw@montgomerycountymd.gov


 

  

 

 

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