Pet limits on dogs outdoors--3 dogs on up to .5 acre; 7 dogs on up to 2 acres and no limit on tracts greater than 2 acres.
Revaccination/relicensing requirement for all dogs/cats removed from a kennel or cattery at any time.
Prohibits use of invisible fencing for unaltered dogs.
Requires 6 foot fence with one foot underground for "dangerous" and "potentially dangerous" dogs, 4 foot leash, and microchip for unaltered dogs.
Defines "potentially dangerous" dogs as any dog that bites, scratches or bruises a person "in an aggressive manner."
Mandates spay/neuter for any unaltered dog that is impounded for any reason before the owner can reclaim the dog.
Requires vets to report rabies shot information to Metro Animal Services so that dogs which got a rabies vax but not a license can be impounded.
Allows dogs to be impounded for "irritating" or "perturbing" ANYONE.
Prohibits ownership of ANY animals by anyone who has two violations within 5 years-no matter how minor.
Requires reporting of all litters, including brief description of all puppies.
Requires reporting of all sales of all dogs, with buyers name & address to be sent to Metro Animal Services, even if buyer is not local.
Requires dog license # to be published in paper in any advertisement.
Watch your balls, boys.
The Testicle Wars are coming your way. Will the Democratic Party continue to be the greatest asset and ally of Best Friends, HSUS, and other animal rights organizations dedicated to eliminating domestic animal ownership? The Republican Party looks better each day to this born-to-vote-Democratic resident of a very blue state.