animal control

6:21 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Bill ending use of gas to euthanize animals could drive up cost in Berrien County

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County's adoption program for cats could end
ST. JOSEPH - Proposed legislation to ban the use of gas to euthanize animals would boost costs and could prompt service cuts in Berrien County's animal control department, officials said Thursday.
7:33 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Animal facility proposed for Berrien County

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New facility would replace obsolete pound in Berrien Township
ST. JOSEPH - The Berrien County Board on Thursday approved a contract for initial engineering work on the site of a proposed new animal control facility in Benton Township. The contract is with Wightman & Associates for $36,600. The company will work on design and construction engineering, do soil borings and check out wetlands.
1:30 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

Kalamazoo lawmaker working on bill to hold owners responsible for pets' aggressive behavior

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State Representative Sean McCann says currently an animal has to bite someone before anything can be done
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The draft of a dangerous dog law that could give animal control officers more leeway in preventing bites before they happen does not single out any breed for special attention, said the bill's sponsor, State Rep. Sean McCann, D-Kalamazoo.