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Augusta Commission may ditch pet registration ordinance

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On June 13, the Augusta Public Safety Committee will discuss an ordinance requiring Richmond County pet owners to register their dogs and cats through Augusta Animal Services. The ordinance has been in effect since 2016.

The ordinance was designed as a way to make sure pet owners were getting th...

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4 COMMENTS

  1. Federal and state legislators pushing knee-jerk reaction, feel good anti-firearm legislation could learn something from this ineffective, unenforceable, and failed animal registration law.

  2. Wow, Augusta will do anything to suck the public dry when it comes to owning a pet. Got to keep them dog trucks running seven days a week to keep up with catching someone’s pet, because they will never catch and haul in a stray, no money there, think about it people. All the mismanagement in Augusta, GA., wow just wow is all you can say. I’ve noticed for two weeks in a row Augusta Utilities trucks driving in and around Diamond Lakes on Sunday. Sure hope they are on another work schedule and not working on Saturday and Sunday making big bucks with the overtime. Not quite sure, there’s no telling!

  3. I can’t say about the effectivity of this particular ordinance, but there need to be ordinances nationwide to force more responsible pet ownership. The rescues and animal control facilities are overrun.

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