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Trap mishap should tighten regulations

...obviously used by people and pets, there is no state or borough law requiring dogs be kept on a leash. Even if there were a leash law, it may have saved Willie but it wouldn?t have erased the larger danger the snare posed. Domestic pets aren?t the...
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Animal emergency issues deserve attention

...mandatory licensing. There are no "barking dog police." There is no "his dog poop's in my yard" intervention. No leash law. No limits on the numbers or types of animals a family can have - beyond what already exists in the state. No patrolling...
Area lacks borough-wide animal control

...budget of about $2 million last year, said Carol Vardeman, Mat-Su's animal shelter manager. Lawmakers wrote a leash law into the Mat-Su Borough's code in 1979. Since then, the program has snowballed to unmanageable proportions, Vardeman...
'A real bad deal': Dog survives being caught in trap

...aren't the only ones who should act responsibly during trapping season. Pet owners, even those living outside the leash law areas of city limits, should be aware of the potential danger of traps in remote and semi-rural areas at this time...
Kasilof man berates trapping policies after dog killed in snare

...of the control of the dog owner. Alaska does not have a leash law, according to state wildlife protection trooper Lt. Steve...The (Kenai Peninsula) Borough doesn?t have a leash law either,? he said. ?Most cities do.? Bear said...
Does dog law have any teeth?

...Deatherage, Samuel's mother, said she was in support of the vicious dog ordinance. She said the chances of getting a leash law enacted were slim. The assembly will also hold public hearings on two other ordinances Tuesday night. Ordinance 2008-03...


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