Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Animal control has been a topic of discussion among Fulton residents and city leaders for months following a string of dog attacks earlier this spring.
Numerous citizens stood up at council meetings to voice their opinions on the topic, there was a series of public forums and a committee comprised of residents and city officials worked together to create a new animal control ordinance — with a heavier emphasis on owner responsibility — which was shot down at the Aug. 9 meeting.
Recently, three of the cases that initially sparked that long and sometimes heated debate resulted in significant fines for the individuals responsible for the dogs.
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