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MCER NO. 10-10AM:    ADOPTED DEPARTMENT OF POLICE REGULATION

                                   Animal Cruelty Conditions for Dogs

 

SUMMARY:  This regulation is established 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.  This regulation  supersedes Executive Regulation 5-01.

 

ACTION:  Executive Regulation 10-10AM was approved by the County Council according to the Method 2 review process, effective March 1, 2011.

 

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

 

COPIES OF THE REGULATION:  A copy of the 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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