• Proposed changes to animal ordinance raise hackles in animal welfare community

    10 monthes ago - By Topix

    WHILE THE proposed fire fee and City budget were the big buzz at the Dec. 7 City Council meeting, changes in the city's animal ordinance also caused a significant roar. A motion to repeal and replace Part 9, Chapter 5 of the current ordinance with portions of the Chatham County regulations adopted in May has brought disagreement between the animal welfare community's two most influential entities, Chatham County Animal Services and the Humane Society of Greater Savannah The changes, which mostly focus on defining dangerous dogs and backyard breeding practices, align county and city...
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