Addressing Animal Abuse

Officials with the City of Prestonsburg hope to strengthen current laws in place for animal abuse.These laws will prohibit animal abuse, dogfighting and other animal-related issues.Sheena Maynard along with multiple other council members, drafted an ordinance to change the way animals are treated within city limits.”I mean, they feel the same emotions we do and no one should have the right to hurt them because they can,” Maynard pointed out.The changes include some of the basic needs like adequate food, water, shade and shelter.The definition of “abandonment” would also begin five days since reported to a local agency.

Source: MG News

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