NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi metropolis is outlawing the tethering of canines in the town and taking steps to finish the gross sales of puppies in the town by anybody aside from a good, licensed and permitted breeder.
The Natchez Mayor and Board of Aldermen this week voted unanimously to approve modifications to the town’s animal management ordinance, The Natchez Democrat reported.
The modifications will stop some inhumane therapy of animals, the mayor mentioned. He added that limiting who can promote puppies in the town will scale back the variety of canines bought by pet mills or these being raised and bought for combating functions.
“We are very grateful to have some outstanding animal lovers and activists in this community,” Natchez Mayor Dan Gibson mentioned at a current assembly. “They have worked together to provide us a model ordinance that is going to take our animal control to the next level.”
The new ordinance additionally the restricts the variety of canines and cats per family.