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At tonight’s Grand Traverse County Board of Commissioner’s meeting, they discussed putting animal control funding on the August ballot for a vote on a millage. This was brought up to the full board again (with the exception of Commissioner Wheelock who was absent tonight) at the recommendation of the Animal [...]
Thu, Apr 05, 2018
Source: Pet Friends Magazine
At a recent Traverse City Commission meeting, a dog ordinance was repealed in order to provide clarity in enforcing State regulations. The city repealed the city’s dog leash ordinance (610.05) because it’s duplicative of State law. This will allow Grand Traverse County to provide enforcement of the law instead of [...]
Thu, Mar 22, 2018
Source: Pet Friends Magazine
Grand Traverse County commissioners unanimously approved the purchase of a new Animal Control Truck during today’s meeting to add to the other two older trucks that they already have. They will acquire a 2018 Ram 1500 ST 4X4 Quad cab and aluminum kennel box for approximately $30,000. The money being [...]
Thu, Mar 22, 2018
Source: Pet Friends Magazine
“We’re helping the less fortunate. This is our job.” To Andrea Slater, they are the less-fortunate in the animal world. One local woman has taken it upon herself to save feral cats, while helping her community battle an ongoing problem. An out-of-the-ordinary idea sparked when Slater rescued a group of stray [...]
Sat, Mar 17, 2018
Source: Pet Friends Magazine