Using Local Legislation to Protect Animals: Animal Control Ordinances
5/11/21 12-1pm PT
Originally enacted with public health and safety in mind, modern animal control ordinances should also foster more humane and kinder communities for animals and humans alike. Learn how to strengthen your community’s animal control ordinance to better protect animals!
In this webinar Senior Staff Attorney David Rosengard and Campaigns Manager Elizabeth Holtz will discuss common provisions in animal control ordinances, including humane caregiving, tethering, and vehicle rescue (sometimes called “hot car” laws). You’ll learn the key components of a strong animal control ordinance, how to find and understand your community’s ordinance, and ideas for how you can improve your community’s laws.
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